Thymus praecox 'Purple Carpet' (Creeping Thyme)
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Thymus praecox 'Purple Carpet'

Creeping Thyme

Flat-growing variety. Tiny dark green leaves, dark purple in fall; bright lavender-purple flowers. Easily divided; even small pieces will take root. Evergreen

Height: 3-6 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: June,July
Hardiness Zone: 2 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Thymus praecox 'Purple Carpet'

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Container
Fairy Garden
Made for Walking
Fall Color
Fragrant Flower
Green Roof Semi Intensive

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Plant Habit

Spreading

Light Conditions

Sun

Flower Color

Purple

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Height

3" to 6"

Flower Type

Solitary

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Fine

Divide

Every Other Year

Prune Time

After Blooming

Flower Form

Single

Flower Size

1/4" or Less

Growth Rate

Average

Origin

Europe