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Thymus Elfin Thyme

THYMUS ELFIN THYME

Thymus serpyllum 'Elfin'
Elfin Thyme
One of our best sellers! This miniature thyme forms a tight solid mat of gray/green foliage that is a perect choice for a lawn replacement. Gorgeous when in bloom with light pink flowers in summer. Creates a versatile groundcover that will cover dry slopes, fill in between stepping stones or creep over a rock. This plant needs sharp drainage to succeed. Over watering will impair growth. Very drought tolerant.
 
 
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Part Sun   Sun Foot Traffic:
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Bloom Time : Summer
Flower color : Pink
Foliage : Semi-Evergreen
Foliage Color : Gray
Growth Rate : Slow 2"-4" a year
Habit : Spreading
Irrigation : Hand Water,Auto
Plant Height : 1/8" - 1/4" (Tight to ground with small/no flower )
Planting Area Environment : Low Water (Dry area little to no water),Normal (Rainfall under normal condition)
Seacrh Sun Exposure : Part Sun,Sun
Search Foot Traffic : Heavy
Soil : Clay ,Sandy ,Gravel ,Normal
Spread : 18"
Zone: 4,5,6,7,8
This Plant Is Hardy Above: -30
Additional Features:
Heat Tolerant Yes
Pool Area No
Deer Resistant No
Humid Area No
Kid Traffic No
Scented Yes
Dog Traffic No
Butterfly Friendly Yes
Attracts Bees Yes
Fire Resistant No
Erosion Control Yes
Attract Hummingbirds Yes
Attract Butterflies Yes
Attract Bees Yes
Deer Resistant Yes
Rabbit Resistant Yes
Additional Comment:
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Tips from Fran
Thymus Elfin has become lawn substitute plant for people. Thus its placement in the Tough Ten category!  It is slower to roam that the other thymes, but stays put and doesn't take over your garden. It tends to be a heavy feeder and general liquid fertilizers work best throughout the growing season from March through June.
 
-Fran White,
 aka The STEPABLES Lady
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