Elfin Thyme

Thymus serphyllum 'Elfin'

$15.00 + GST

A highly popular groundcover it forms a dense low mat of tiny round and fragrant grey-green foliage throughout the season. Covered in lavender flowers throughout the summer.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 0.1 ft SOIL Well Drained
SPREAD 1 ft FLOWER Summer, Purple
ZONE 3 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Thymus serphyllum 'Elfin'
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Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Foliage:

Tiny round grey-green foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, groundcover or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Invasive:

Invasive

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in summer; Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires average well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Best cleaned up in spring before it resumes active growth season

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Creeping Thyme are edible but vary greatly in their culinary usefulness

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot