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Gardens: plants for cracks

Creeping thyme. Plants in crevices soften lines and stop paths resembling concrete deserts. Photograph: GAP

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Sprawling and Spilling Plants for Paved Areas

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.


Thymus serpyllum 'Pink Chintz' (AKA Pink Chintz Creeping Thyme, T. praecox 'Pink Chintz', T. praecox ssp. articus 'Pink Chintz')


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.

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Creeping Thyme Magic Carpet Seeds (Thymus Serpyllum) 100+Seeds

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Creeping Thyme ground cover, 1000 seeds, fragrant herb, pink blooms, perennial zones 4 to 9, sun or light shade, deerproof, Thymus serpyllum


Thymus serpyllum Red Creeping Thyme

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Creeping Thyme Magic Carpet Seeds (Thymus Serpyllum) 100+Seeds

Creeping Thyme (Thymus Serpyllum Magic Carpet) - If you have a stepping stone path or a flagstone patio, growing Magic Carpet seeds is a great way to add lovely