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Thymus Highland Cream Thyme

THYMUS HIGHLAND CREAM THYME

Thymus praecox 'Highland Cream'
Highland Cream Thyme
Unique creeping thyme with bright cream and gold foliage with a touch of green in the middle. The flower color can range from hot pink to a soft pale pink,  to even white flowers that adorn it in late spring. Exhilarating color makes this a must for entryways and patios or draping over a retaining wall. This plant needs sharp drainage to succeed. Over watering will impair growth. Very drought tolerant.


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Part Sun   Sun Foot Traffic:
TO
Bloom Time : Summer
Flower color : White
Foliage : Semi-Evergreen
Foliage Color : Variegated
Growth Rate : Moderate 6"-10" a year
Habit : Spreading
Irrigation : Hand Water,Auto
Plant Height : 1" - 2" (Low Grower with small 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 : Light,Moderate
Soil : Clay ,Sandy ,Normal
Spread : Continuous
Zone: 4,5,6,7,8
This Plant Is Hardy Above: -30
Additional Features:
Heat Tolerant Yes
Pool Area No
Deer Resistant Yes
Humid Area No
Kid Traffic No
Scented Yes
Dog Traffic No
Butterfly Friendly Yes
Attracts Bees Yes
Fire Resistant No
Erosion Control No
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 Highland Cream is one of the “newer” thymes on the block. It has this nice gently habit, good color on the ground and the flowers range for white to pink. Nice looking in a container or around roses.
 
-Fran Hopkins,
 aka ‘The STEPABLES Lady’
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