Would you like a perennial ground cover plant that is an evergreen and very little maintenance? Look no further than Thymus Serpyllum seeds to grow a wonderfully hardy ground cover directly in the garden or border! Just 4 - 6 inches tall, Creeping Thyme ground cover plants are completely covered in 1/4 inch bells of carmine-pink for months on end. Bees and butterflies love it and so will you!
Creeping Thyme will spread to 18 inches in width in no time at all. Grow in well-drained neutral to alkaline soil in full sun. After flowering, cut vigorous thymes back hard to maintain compactness. In an alpine house, use equal parts loam, leaf mold, and grit. Pruning group 10, in spring, for upright, shrubby species.
Temperature: 70F Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days Light Required: Yes Depth: Do not cover the seed but press it into the soil Sowing Rate: Plant creeping thyme seed at 1/8 lb per 5,000 square feet Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination Plant Spacing: 6 - 12 inches