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Thymus praecox, Creeping Thyme
Thymus praecox 'Highland Cream'

Thymus praecox

Creeping Thyme
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Europe
USDA Zone: 5-9?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapGroundcover and low-growing 2ft plantSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterBlue, lavender, purple flowersPink flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEthnomedical plant.
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Thymus praecox is a creeping dwarf evergreen shrub with woody stems and a taproot. It forms matlike plants that root from the nodes of the squarish, limp stems. Creeping and mounding variants of Thymus praecox are used as border plants and ground cover around gardens and stone paths. It is rather similar to Thymus serpyllum.


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Thymus praecox, Creeping Thyme
Thymus praecox 'Bressingham'


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