Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus
Creeping thyme is a plant which belongs to the Thymus genus. The origin of this plant's scientific name epithet (praecox) means 'early flowering'.
Aromatic ground cover thyme. This gorgeous creeping herb makes great ground covers in small spaces. Use creeping thyme as scented, soft carpets for garden paths, or as fillers between pavers or stepping stones. While it is somewhat aromatic, not particularly useful as a culinary herb. Zones 5-9. Start early indoors.It is a flowering semi-edible ornamental / herb that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally reaching to a mature height of 3.96 inches (10.16 cm). This plant tends to bloom in mid summer.
As Creeping thyme is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.
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Start early Indoors
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Creeping thyme so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Creeping thyme so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Creeping thyme plants:
Mother of thyme
Thymus arcticus, Thymus britannicus, Thymus britoniensis, Thymus drucei
Misspellings: thyme - creeping, Thymus praecox arcticus