Dwarf Creeping Thyme - Thymus praecox 'Elfin'

Small dense perennial with tiny leaves that are fragrant when bruised. Clusters of pink flowers bloom in summer. Good edging or groundcover, plant between pavestones or crevices. Drought tolerant. Can be used in Container but slow growing. Attracts butterflies.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Dry Areas
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
0-12"
Spread: 
0-12"
Flower Colors: 
Pink
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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Prefers well drained, fertile soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new growth. Cut to ground in midsummer to encourage a flush of new growth. Divide in spring as needed to maintain plant vigor. 

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