Pink Chintz Thyme

Thymus 'Pink Chintz'

SKU
05124
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.
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Botanical PronunciationTy-muss
Average Size at MaturityTight, compact habit, reaches just 1 in. tall, quickly spreading 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseContainer, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Ground Cover, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Gift Plant, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeaturePathway Plant

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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