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Elfin Thyme

Thymus serpyllum 'Elfin'

SKU #06573
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Slow grower to 1 to 2 in. tall, 4 to 8 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Container, Ground Cover
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
CARE
Care 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.

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