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Thymus praecox 'Reiter's Red'
Creeping Thyme
Thymus praecox 'Reiter's Red'
Code: 4449Family: LabiataeGenus: Thymus
Plant Type:Perennial,Groundcover
Olive-green evergreen foliage grows thick and tough, making it an ideal groundcover or alternative to a traditional lawn. Lavender-pink flowers add to its appeal in mid-summer.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Fast,Moderate
Size Range: 2-3" tall x 18" wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Water Use:
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Cold Hardy to -20° to -10°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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