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Thyme Magic Carpet creeping thyme - Thymus serpyllum
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Magic Carpet

Thyme Seeds

Thymus serpyllum

Magic Carpet is a choice creeping thyme which forms low growing, 2 in. tall carpets of green aromatic, lemon-scented leaves. Plants are blanketed in pink-lavender flowers in late spring and summer. Blooms are beloved by butterflies.

Vigorous and easy to grow, Magic Carpet thyme is an excellent small scale ground cover. Also beautiful when planted between stepping stones or allowed to cascade over the lip of containers. A winter hardy perennial to zone 5.

Magic Carpet thyme grows beautifully with Table Mountain hardy ice plant, Red Carpet sedum, and Voodoo sedum.

100 seeds - $3.49

How to Plant and Grow Thyme

Bee introduces how to plant

Plant Thyme Seeds: Sow seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70° F., germination is in 14-21 days. Transplant into the garden 6-12 in. apart.

Grow Thyme: Full to part sun. Magic Carpet is a creeping thyme which accepts a wide range of soils as long as drainage is good. Needs little summer water once established, will fill-in faster with moderate water. Tolerates light foot traffic. Plants are deer and rabbit resistant. Flowers attract bees and butterflies.

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