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Thymus pulegioides ‘Bertram Anderson’
Thymus pulegioides ‘Bertram Anderson’
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Thymus pulegioides ‘Bertram Anderson’

Creeping Thyme

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.515.070

There are a great many selections of Thyme grown in gardens, all of them with edible leaves and some degree of fragrance and flavor. This is a low, creeping variety, the foliage is light green in summer, turning bright gold with red tips through the fall and winter. Mild lemon fragrance. Mauve flowers are shy to appear. Can be used in between stepping stones and will tolerate light 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 pulegioides ‘Bertram Anderson’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
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
   5-7 cm
   2-3 inches
   20-30 cm
   8-12 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.