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Creeping Thyme

Creeping Thyme
Thymus serpyllum

Low growing creeper.
Suitable as a lawn substitute in small areas and for planting between stepping stones.
Prefers full sun to very light shade and needs well-drained soil.
Purple flowers in late spring to late summer.
Space 8–12 inches apart.
Perennial. Hardy in Zone 4.

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