Thyme

Thymus serpyllum 'Pink Chintz'

Thyme - Thymus serpyllum  'Pink Chintz'

Common Name: Thyme
Genus: Thymus
Species: serpyllum
Cultivar: 'Pink Chintz'

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

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.25 m (25 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.35 m (35 cm)

Foliage Type: Semi EvergreenFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & July

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



    This mat-forming thyme produces a mass of clear pink flowers in summer. It's an ideal ground cover plant for a sunny border or rock garden. Useful for attracting bees and other beneficial pollinating insects into the garden the aromatic grey-green leaves release a lovely scent whenever they are trodden on.

  • Garden care: After flowering cut back hard using garden shears to retain a neat compact shape. Lift and divide large clumps in early spring.


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