Thymus Highland Cream

Creeping Thyme
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Variegated Evergreen Ground Cover
Variegated edges of this Thymus are cream-colored. Evergreen ground hugger with soft pink blooms in summer. Likes good drainage, as do all Thymes, but is otherwise tolerant of any soil condition. Will take moderate foot traffic.

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Code THHC
Patent
Plant Type Perennials, Groundcovers
Species praecox
Height Short 2-4"
Spacing Plant 12" apart
Bloom Time Mid-Spring to Late Spring
Sun / Shade Full Sun to Half Sun / Half Shade
Zones
4-8
Soil Type Normal, Sandy
Water Needs Low
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Deer Resistant
  • Evergreen

Planting Sites

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Groundcovers
  • Foot Traffic Tolerant

Thymus General Information

Creeping Thyme is a valuable plant in the perennial world. All are low mats of evergreen texture and scent, useful between stepping stones and in cracks. All prefer good drainage. Flowers and foliage color are additional assets. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Thymus Plant Care

Will tolerate most soils provided they are well-drained (especially in winter). Division can be done in spring or fall. Can be divided and replanted to regenerate growth or dig and transplant a few rooted sections to establish a new area. Cut off any winter damage to new growth in early spring. Any heavy pruning should be done before August. Evergreen in winter.