Creeping Thyme

Thymus praecox

A creeping, woody-based perennial which is primarily used as a small groundcover, but also has culinary value. Leaves are aromatic, with clusters of tiny, tubular, whitish to rose-purple flowers that appear in Summer and are attractive to bees.

Water: Drought Tolerant, dislikes moist to wet soils where it tends to rot

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Creeping groundcover

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Loose, sandy or rocky soils with excellent drainage are best. Tolerates poor soils.

Origin: Southern, Western and Central Europe

Creeping Thyme