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Thymus praecox 'Nutmeg'
Creeping Thyme
Thymus praecox 'Nutmeg'
Code: 8256Family: LabiataeGenus: Thymus
Plant Type:Perennial,Groundcover
A profusion of deep purple-carmine blooms cover this tight, deep green, evergreen groundcover in summer. It is drought tolerant and sun loving. Spicy nutmeg scented leaves.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Fast
Size Range: 1" tall x 12" wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Soil: Well-drained,Tolerates Sandy,Loam
Water Use: Drought Tolerant,Low
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Cold Hardy to -30° to -20°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Bees Attracts BeesAttracts Butterflies Attracts Butterflies
Culinary Uses Culinary UsesDeer Resistant Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant Drought TolerantEdible Parts Edible Parts
Evergreen EvergreenFragrant Fragrant
Medicinal Uses Medicinal UsesProstrate or vining growth habit Prostrate or vining growth habit
Rockery or Alpine Plant Rockery or Alpine PlantTakes Light Foot Traffic Takes Light Foot Traffic
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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