Thyme Creeping – Item #1930


A hardy evergreen that sprawls in a low, dense green mat topped with tiny lilac to purple flowers, appearing in midsummer. Produces a light minty fragrance when crushed. Perfect for rock gardens and between steppingstones.

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Additional information

Weight .15 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/8” (3mm)

Spacing: 1” (3cm)

Sprouts In: 14-21 days

Thinning: not necessary


Prefers well-drained soil and has great drought tolerance once established. Sow outdoors in sun to light shade in 60 to 70 degrees. Keep seeds moist until germination is established. The tiny seeds may be started indoors and planted in small clumps where needed.

May be divided in early spring to fill in spaces between stones. Transplant some Thyme into a small pot to bring its fragrance in for the winter. Very low maintenance.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Thymus serpyllum

Height: 3” (8cm)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: perennial