Thymus serpyllum 'Elfin'
Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow grower to 1 to 2 in. tall, 4 to 8 in. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Ground Cover, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.|
Thrives 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8