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Thymus praecox Coccineus (Creeping Thyme)

This mat-forming perennial features small fragrant dark green leaves topped in summer with clusters of tiny magenta flowers. The foliage turns a bronze hue in fall, adding late season interest. Its tolerance to foot traffic means it can be planted on walkways between stone without worry. Fast growth rate.

Blooms midsummer
2 in tall x 12 in spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to drought
Attracts pollinators


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low Moisture