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Thymus serphyllum /Mother of Thyme

Thymus serphyllum    / Thymus serphyllum
Mother of Thyme has one of the finest textured of herbs
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Mother of Thyme has one of the finest textured of herbs

Selcon grows over 4 inches in height

Excellent plant for use in stone and brick walks

One can see the smallness of this thyme when it is growing in a small 4 inch pot

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Scientific Name: Thymus serphyllum
Common Name: Mother of Thyme
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink, Lavender
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Herb
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: This low growing, small leaved, aeromatic herb is used in rock gardens and between stones in walks. It makes a fairly good groound cover and can withstand dry condition, once it is established. It is reported to have several medicinal uses.