Thymus praecox 'Coccineus'

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Creeping Thyme

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Dark green, fragrant, evergreen foliage with tiny lavender-pink flowers in the summer.
A ground-hugging Thyme that can take light foot traffic.

Height

1-3 Inches

Spread

12-15 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Must have good drainage to thrive. Pleasing tucked between steppers or cascading over retaining walls.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca), Japanese Blood Grass (Imperata koenigii), Common Betony (Stachys monieri), Yarrow (Achillea ), Tall Bearded Iris (Iris ), Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum ), Stonecrop (Sedum rupestre), Sea Thrift (Armeria maritima), Peony (Paeonia lactiflora), Spiderwort (Tradescantia )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Evergreen
Ground Cover
Culinary
Fragrant
Containers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Winter
Spring
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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