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Thymus longicaulis
Thymus longicaulis
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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 established. Evergreen.

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Thymus longicaulis

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
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
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   5-10 cm
   2-4 inches
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate