Red Creeping Thyme

Thymus 'Coccineus'

$15.00 + GST

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

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

Fast growth rate

Foliage:

Tiny round dark 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