Description: Elfin Thyme (Thymus serpyllum ‘Elfin’) is a miniature thyme that forms a tight solid mat of gray/green foliage that is a perfect choice for a lawn replacement. Elfin Thyme is gorgeous when in bloom in the summer with light pink flowers and is a versatile groundcover that will cover dry slopes, fill in between stepping stones or creep over a rock. Thyme is deer resistant and very drought tolerant.
Spacing: Plant 6″ apart.
Height: Tight to the ground.
How To Grow: Plant in morning shade to full sun
Foot Traffic: Heavy
Hardy Zones: 4,5,6,7,8
Tips: Good drainage is a must for thyme and over watering will impair growth.
Uses: A ground cover in and around Patios, Pathways, Ponds, Borders, Rock Gardens
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