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Thymus serpyllum | Pacific Nurseries

Thymus serpyllum

Common Name | Creeping Elfin Thyme
Popular Plant Non-CA Native | Pacific Nurseries
Non-CA Native
Ground Cover
A very drought tolerant option for lawn replacement is low-growing Thymus serpyllum | Creeping Elfin Thyme. This fragrant alternative forms a tight solid mat of grey-green foliage that blooms with light purple flowers in summer. It’s a vigorous creeper that stands up well to foot traffic and is very low maintenance. It’s also perfect for Bay Area locations with lots of sun.

Thymus serpyllum

Attributes + Requirements

Evergreen
Popular Plant Pollinator Attraction | Pacific Nurseries
Some Pollinator Attraction
Growth | 2-3″ High
Growth | 1-2′ Wide
Popular Plant Flower Color | Pacific Nurseries
Flower Color | Purple
Light Water
Full Sun
Popular Plant Soil Requirements | Pacific Nurseries
Soil | Sandy, Rocky, Clay, Well-Drained
Special Features = Drought Tolerant | Deer Resistant | Low Maintenance | Rocky Soil | Costal Tolerant
Popular Plant Sizes Grown | Pacific Nurseries
Thymus serpyllum
Sizes Grown | 4″, 1 gal

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