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Thymus serpyllum 'Highland Cream'/Highland Cream Thyme, Creeping Thyme

Thymus serpyllum 'Highland Cream' / Thymus serpyllum 'Highland Cream'
Dense mat of thyme growing over edge of a planter
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Dense mat of thyme growing over edge of a planter

Small leaves

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Scientific Name: Thymus serpyllum 'Highland Cream'
Common Name: Highland Cream Thyme, Creeping Thyme
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is a slow-growing ground cover thyme with small green leaves edged in creamy white. Excellent choice for rock gardens and plantings among stepping stones. Tolerates a fair amount of drought. Grows well in raised beds and special planters.