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Thymus longicaulis


Mediterranean Creeping Thyme

USDA Zone: 6-9

Plant number: 1.515.290


There are a great many selections of Thyme grown in gardens, all of them with edible leaves and some degree of fragrance and flavour. This is a low mat-forming species, with dark green needle-like leaves and clusters of bright-pink flowers during summer. A good choice for hot and sunny sites. Drought tolerant once establish. Evergreen.

Further details for
Thymus longicaulis

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Evergreen
  Fragrant
  Ground Cover
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Very Small
Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   Moderate

Growth Rate
   Medium












Thymus longicaulis


Mediterranean Creeping Thyme

USDA Zone: 6-9

Plant number: 1.515.290


There are a great many selections of Thyme grown in gardens, all of them with edible leaves and some degree of fragrance and flavour. This is a low mat-forming species, with dark green needle-like leaves and clusters of bright-pink flowers during summer. A good choice for hot and sunny sites. Drought tolerant once establish. Evergreen.

Further details for
Thymus longicaulis

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Dry
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Evergreen
  Fragrant
  Ground Cover
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Very Small
Height
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   Moderate

Growth Rate
   Medium