Thyme

Thymus Coccineus Group

Thyme - Thymus  Coccineus Group

Common Name: Thyme
Genus: Thymus
Cultivar: Coccineus Group

Category: Groundcover Plants
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for ground cover, Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Good for wildlife

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.10 m (10 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: Blue/GreenFlowering Period: June & July

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Tiny deep pink tubular flowers appear in summer and are highly attractive to bees. This thyme is an excellent ground cover which forms a flat mat of glossy blue-green leaves. Great for growing between paving where it will get light traffic that will release its lovely scent whenever it is trodden on.

  • Garden care: After flowering cut back hard using garden shears to retain a neat compact shape



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