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Thymus ‘Spicy Orange’
Thymus ‘Spicy Orange’
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Thymus ‘Spicy Orange’

Orange-scented Thyme

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.515.600

This unique Thyme features needle-shaped green leaves with a strong spicy-orange fragrance, smothered by pale-pink flowers in early summer. Good for planting as a groundcover or between flagstones. Will tolerate moderate foot traffic. Creeping Thyme is easily divided in spring or early fall, and even small pieces will take root and grow. Drought tolerant, once established. Attractive to butterflies. Evergreen.

Further details for
Thymus ‘Spicy Orange’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Light Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   4-8 cm
   2-3 inches
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate