Pink Chintz Thyme
Thymus 'Pink Chintz'
|Description||Tiny, pink flowers blanket the low-growing mat of fuzzy, gray-green leaves which emit a pleasing scent when stepped on. Blooms earlier than other selections. Tolerates light traffic between stepping stones as well as dry conditions. A fine groundcover for small areas. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Tight, compact habit, reaches just 1 in. tall, quickly spreading 18 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Container, Ground Cover|
|Companion Plants||Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
|Care||Thrives in average to very lean, neutral to alkaline soils. Space 12 to 15 in. apart as groundcover; closer for faster fill. Trim lightly, just after flowering. In early spring, prune back old foliage to 1/2 inch. Feed with an all-purpose fertilizer.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.