Winter English thyme - 1200 seeds (Thymus vulgaris)
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One of the best low growing ground covers, Thymus serpyllum forms evergreen dense cushions 5 to 10cm (2 to 4in) tall. The stems creep along the ground rather than rise vertically and grow 10 to 30cm (4 to 12in) long.
Blooming from May through to August with clusters of flowers in shades of purple-violet, the plants flower so prolifically, you can hardly see the evergreen leaves below. There are very few ground covers that can be walked-on, but creeping thyme is one of them. It is suitable as a lawn substitute in small areas, an ideal ground cover to use between stepping stones or near to patios and walkways. Scented flowers.
Sow: March - June / September - October
Height: 8 inches / 20 cm
Width: 12 - 18 inches (30 - 45 cm)
Bloom Season: May - September
Bloom Color: Purple
Position: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.8
Depth: Do not cover the seed but press into the soil
Plant Spacing: 12 inches / 25 cm
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