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Thymus 'Rosea'<br/> Rosie Thyme
Thymus 'Rosea'
Rosie Thyme

Details 

A low growing thyme for a hot sunny spot. Good for rock gardens or large plantings in full sun. Rose colored blossoms during the summer.

Height 4".
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 5.
   

Thymus citriodorus 'Aureus'<br/> Variegated Lemon Thyme
Thymus citriodorus 'Aureus'
Variegated Lemon Thyme

Details 

Perennial herb. Very fragrent (smells like lemons) variegated leaves. Llight pink bloom in July and August. Plant in well drained soil.

Height 8".
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 5.
   

Thymus citriodorus<br/> Lemon Thyme
Thymus citriodorus
Lemon Thyme

Details 

This lemon thyme is a light green plant with a lemon scent. It is a great plant to use along a walkway, where it might be brushed against and let give off the smell of lemons.

Height 8".
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 5.
   

Thymus praecox<br> Pink Chintz
Thymus praecox
Pink Chintz

Details 

Perennial herb with fuzzy, grey green, evergreen leaves. Soft pink flowers bloom in July and August. Grow in herb or rock gardens, as a ground cover or on a green roof. Grow in well drained soil.

Height 2".
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 2.
   

Thymus pseudolanuginosus<br/> Woolly Thyme
Thymus pseudolanuginosus
Woolly Thyme

Details 

Perennial herb. Very fragrent tiny grey leaves. Small, discreet pinkish flowers that bloom July and August. Great for groundcover, rock gardens, large plantings(lawn substitute),banks, garden beds and green roofs. Prefers slightly dry, well drained soil.

Height 3".
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 3.
   

Thymus serphyllum<br/> Magic Carpet Thyme
Thymus serphyllum
Magic Carpet Thyme

Details 

Pink flowers on green aromatic foliage. Low growing carpet. Gives off scent when walked on. Use around stepping stones or in a rock garden.

Height 2-3".
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 3.
   

Thymus serphyllum<br/> Mother Of Thyme
Thymus serphyllum
Mother Of Thyme

Details 

Perennial herb with fragrant evergreen leaves. Pale lavender flowers bloom June and July. Herb or rock gardens, ground cover or green roofs. Grow in well drained soil.

Height 6".
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 4.
   

Thymus serpyllum<br/> Elfin Thyme
Thymus serpyllum
Elfin Thyme

Details 

Low growing, mounding ornamental herb that has dark green foliage and pinkish flowers. Slow growing plant for filler between patio stepping stones, pathways, rock gardens and cascading over rocks walls. Grow in rich, well drained soil.

Height 2".
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 4.
   

Thymus serpyllum<br/> Red Creeping Thyme
Thymus serpyllum
Red Creeping Thyme

Details 

Perennial herb. Fragrent evergreen leaves with magenta red flowers that bloom July and August. Good as filler between stones, pathways, cascading over rocks and also used as a lawn substitute.(Iplanted it my parking strip) Plant in light, well drained soil.

Height 4".
Part shade to full sun.
Zone 4.
   



 
   



Ajuga is a good ground cover for part shade to full sun.



Phlox is a good ground cover for part shade to full sun. Looks great flowing over a rock wall.



Sedum is a good ground cover for full sun and is drought tolerant. It also works great on Green Roofs.

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