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Thymus praecox

Common Name(s):
Creeping thyme, Mother of thyme
Cultivar(s):
Splendens
Category:
Groundcover
Comment:

Good drought tolerance; attracts bees

Height:
3-6 in.
Hardiness:
5 to 8
Foliage:
Shiny, aromatic dark green leaves
Flower:
Purplish pink flowers in summer
Habit:
Herbaceous perennial
Site:
Sun to light shade; prefers well-drained light-textured soil with low fertility; tolerates organic and clay soil if well-drained
Size:
3-6 in.; spread of 6 in.
Form:
Low mat

NCCES plant id: 368

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