Mother of Thyme

Thymus serpyllum

With its riotously abundant purple flowers, this thyme is primarily grown as an ornamental groundcover that also attracts butterflies and is drought tolerant and deer resistant!

Water: Drought tolerant, dislikes moist to wet soils where rot may develop

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Hairy, prostrate, creeping, woody-based perennial

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Best grown in loose, sandy, gritty or rocky nutrient-poor soils with good drainage

Origin: Northern Europe

Additional Characteristics: Deer Resistant

Mother of Thyme