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Creeping Thyme Seeds

Creeping Thyme Seeds

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1/4 Pound $89.99 27% Savings
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  • Low-maintenance perennial groundcover with a citrusy scent
  • Popular perennial groundcover
  • Open pollinated, fragrant Summer bloomer
  • Thrives in full sun or partially shaded areas
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Purple
Growth Habit Creeping
Bloom Season Summer through Fall
Seeds per Packet 200 mg

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Fragrant
Use Container Garden, Erosion Control, Ground Cover, Rock Garden
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Outdoor, Shade Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer

About Creeping Thyme Seeds

Thymus serpyllum

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Plant Type Evergreen
Also known as Wild Thyme

Creeping thyme is evergreen in zones 4 through 9 but will darken during winter.

Creeping Thyme is the ideal groundcover for the gardener that wants it all - utility, color, and even a lemony fragrance! A diminutive flower that grows usually no more than half a foot tall, Creeping Thyme is the ultimate low-maintenance perennial.

Planting Information

Planting Creeping Thyme Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/16 inch
Plant Height 2 to 4 inches
Plant Spacing 12 inches
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Creeping Thyme Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
Packet Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft

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