CREEPING THYME * ORNAMENTAL HERB * MEDICINAL * BUTTERFLY MAGNET
Creeping Thyme seeds is a hardy aromatic ground cover that releases a very pleasant lemon aroma when walked on & will tolerate light foot traffic . A classic culinary & ornamental herb it also has medicinal uses. Leaves are used in tea for sore throats and coughs .
The evergreen leaves on woody stems are very low maintenance. Drought tolerant once established it will grow 6-12 inches tall. Covered with 1/4 inch bells of carmine pink flowers for months on end.
Season: Perennial USDA Zones: 4 - 8 Height: 2 inches Width: 12 - 18 inches Bloom Season: Late spring to early fall Bloom Color: Carmine-pink Growth Rate: Moderate Environment: Full sun Foot Traffic: Moderate Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.8 Deer Resistant: Yes
Temperature: 68F Average Germ Time: 21 - 28 days Light Required: Yes Depth: Do not cover the seed but tightly press it into the earth Sowing Rate: 500 seeds covers 10 square feet Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination Plant Spacing: 12 inches