Creeping Thyme

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Fragrant foliage and flowers. Ideal ground cover for trailing over rocks or between paving stones where footsteps will release its scent. Attractive at garden's edge, in herb gardens, or along walkways. Flowers attract bees. Tolerates poor, dry soil.

Companion Plants

Gaura

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Gaura

Delicate flowers over a long season, a graceful filler for the garden or bouquet. Attractive massed or in informal gardens, with verbena, sedum, Jupiter's beard and ornamental grass. Tolerates drought, heat and humidity. Avoid wet soil in winter. Reseeds.

Black-Eyed Susan

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Black-Eyed Susan

Vibrant daisy flowers are classic summer beauties that attract butterflies and make beautiful cut flower arrangements. Native to North America, they are well-suited for the meadow or wildflower garden, and for naturalizing. Combines well with aster, butterfly bush and echinacea. Heat tolerant.

Salvia

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Salvia

Create a vivid floral display with spikes of lovely flowers in shades of blue, pink or white. Plant in cottage or wild gardens, in large groups to emphasize its color, or in mixed container gardens. An excellent complement to any garden setting. 

Details

Common name

Creeping Thyme

Botanical name

Thymus serpyllum

Zone

USDA 4 - 9

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Bloom color

Pink

Bloom time

summer

Light

sun

Height

6-10" (15-25 cm)

Habit

low-growing

Water

weekly during dry spells

Feed

use all-purpose

Maintenance

keep weed-free