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Thymus Magic Carpet Thyme

THYMUS MAGIC CARPET THYME

Thymus serpyllum 'Magic Carpet'
Magic Carpet Thyme
This creeping thyme forms a tight grip on the ground to make an impressive lawn substitute and border plant. Deep green foliage has nice fresh scent of lemon when stepped on and explodes in late spring with carmine-pink flowers.Use around roses, in containers or as a curside planting. 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 : Late Spring
Flower color : Pink
Foliage : Semi-Evergreen
Foliage Color : Light Green
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 ,Gravel ,Normal
Spread : Continuous
Zone: 5,6,7,8,9
This Plant Is Hardy Above: -20
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 Magic Carpet is yet another one of the “newer” thyme on the market. Its leaves form more of a point than other thymes and have a unique citrus scent to them. I think the bud and bloom phase is what sets this plant apart with its deep purple bloom that opens to a light pink flower. Ok… it might be the orange scent too.
 
-Fran Hopkins,
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