Red Creeping Thyme
Thymus praecox 'Coccineus'
|Description||This creeping perennial herb makes a beautiful ground cover with deep, lavender-red blooms. Perfect for filling between stepping stones, as it will tolerate light foot traffic and has a wonderful fragrance when leaves are crushed. Adds elegance to mixed beds or pots when allowed to trail over the edges.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Slow grower to 3 to 6 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Care||Thrives in average to very lean, neutral to alkaline soils. As a groundcover, space 12 to 15 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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