Thymus serpyllum Elfin Thyme Plant Height: 1/8" - 1/4" This miniature thyme forms a tight solid mat of gray/green foliage that is a perect choice for a lawn replacement. Gorgeous when in bloom with light pink flowers in summer. Creates a versatile groundcover that will cover dry slopes, fill in between stepping stones or creep over a rock. This plant needs sharp drainage to succeed. Over watering will impair growth. Very drought tolerant.
Plant Profile for Thymus serpyllum ‘Pink Chintz’ - Creeping Thyme Perennial. full sun. can plant between flagstones. prefers well drained soil. great fragrance when stepped on. plant several varieties of thyme in the flowerbeds.
Thymus serpyllum, or Creeping Thyme | super-vigorous, lemon-scented, brightly-flowered variety spreads 18 inches in no time in the sunny garden, giving you months of deep pink blooms and heavenly fragrance. tolerates dry soil and needs little care after it is established. It self-sows readily, dropping it seeds after flowering season is over and then this new seed sprouts the next spring keep a robust stand of creeping thyme ground cover thriving.