Thymus praecox arcticus /Creeping Pink Thyme

Thymus praecox arcticus   / Thymus praecox arcticus
Flat, carpetlike ground cover in late summer
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Flat, carpetlike ground cover in late summer

Tiny, fine-textured foliage for this creeping thyme

Dense mat of thyme covers bed in spring

One of the most vigoroously growing herbs

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Scientific Name: Thymus praecox arcticus
Common Name: Creeping Pink Thyme
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This perennial produces strong aromatic foliage with a pungent aroma that is used for flavoring foods. It makes a tight carpetlike mat in full sunlight and well drained soil. It grows fairly well in dry soils and is especially effective in herb gardens and growing among stones, pavers and other garden elements. Plant in full sunlight and a well drained soils.