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Thymus praecox arcticus 'Elfin' | Elfin Creeping Thyme

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Synonym Names: Thymus serpyllum 'Elfin'

Family: Lamiaceae

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This 2" perennial groundcover is a great addition among other sun-loving perennials. Its creeping stems bear small purple flowers all summer. The plant spreads quickly, and should be placed in average to moist garden soil. The scented foliage can be used to flavor food. -Holland WIldflower Farm  Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Anatomy

Plant Type

Perennial, Herb

Height Range

Under 1'

Width Range

Under 1'

Flower Color

Pink

Flower Season

Spring, Summer

Leaf Color

Dark Green

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

n/a

Fruit Season

n/a

Culture

Sun

Full

Water

Very Low, Low, Medium

Growth Rate

Slow

Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam, Rocky, Unparticular

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained, Dry

Soil pH

Neutral

Adverse Factors

Attracts Bees

Sunset Zones

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Light Foot Traffic

Design

Design Styles

English Cottage, Formal, Japanese, Mediterranean, Seascape

Accenting Features

Fragrance, Showy Flowers, Unusual Foliage

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer, Fall

Location Uses

Entry, Patio, Walls / Fences, Walkways, With Rocks

Special Uses

Container, Mass Planting, Small Spaces

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

 

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