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Red Creeping Thyme

Thymus praecox 'Coccineus'

SKU #06574
4-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Slow grower to 3 to 6 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
CARE
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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