Thymus serpyllum 'Elfin'Item #6573 USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
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Spectacular ornamental herb with purple blooms and tiny evergreen leaves. Great for filling between stepping stones as it will tolerate light foot traffic and dry conditions. Works well in mixed beds or in pots when allowed to trail over the edges. Showy flowers and aromatic foliage.
- DetailPlant type:GroundcoverDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth rate:SlowAverage landscape size:Slow grower to 1 to 2 in. tall, 4 to 8 in. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SummerFlower color:PurpleFlower attributesShowy Flowers
- CareCare InformationThrives in average to very lean, neutral to alkaline soils. As a groundcover, space 6 to 12 in. apart; closer for faster fill. Trim lightly, just after flowering. In early spring, shear old foliage to one-half inch. Feed with an all-purpose fertilizer.Light Needs:Full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.