Arrived in fantastic condition via mail and looks great in the ground several weeks later. If it does I know it was my fault and not the plants lol!!
Thymus serpyllum 'Elfin'
- Calculated at Checkout
- Ideal between stepping stones
- Tolerates foot traffic
- Colorful flowers during the summer
Delicate, tiny, dense leaves are fragrant and have small purple flowers that cover the plant in spring. This perennial makes a great herb but is even better when used for its appealing ornamental characteristics. Soft and sturdy enough to walk on it, making a great ground cover for areas with heavy foot traffic.
Uses: Containers, Cottage Gardens, Edging, Erosion Control, Flower Beds, Green Roofs, Ground Cover, Herb Gardens, Mass Planting, Miniature Gardens, Paths, Retaining Walls, Rock Gardens, Slopes, Xeriscaping
Nature Attraction: Bees, Butterflies
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Drought Tolerant, Evergreen, Fragrant, Tolerates Light Foot Traffic
Growth Habit: Spreading, Mat Forming
Homeowner Growing Tips: Grow in full sun, in neutral to alkaline, well-drained soil. Tolerates shallow, rocky soils & poor fertility. Avoid poorly-drained soils; prefers to dry out between waterings. Divide in spring, if desired. Shear low in spring; shear lightly after flowering; trim back as needed to keep tidy.