Thymus serpylloum 'Elfin'/Elfin Thyme

Thymus serpylloum 'Elfin' / Thymus serpylloum 'Elfin'
Growing over the edge of a container
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Growing over the edge of a container

Specimen container plant

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Scientific Name: Thymus serpylloum 'Elfin'
Common Name: Elfin Thyme
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Fruit present: Spring, Summer
Fruit color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is an excellent ground covering thyme. Provide full sunlight and a well-drained soil. Produces purple flowers in summer. Good choice for raised beds so that the foliage can cascade over the sides of the bed.