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Magic Carpet Thyme

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 2 - 4 inches
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Flowering Date: Late spring to summer.
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Magic Carpet Thyme

Description
In no time, you'll have a carpet covered with clusters of tiny pink blooms all summer long. This is perfect for rock gardens, in walkways, between patio bricks and as a border planting. Tough enough to take foot traffic and remain beautiful, space 12-15" apart.
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameThymus serpyllum 'Magic Carpet'
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun
  • State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
  • Spread12 - 15 inches
  • Spacing12 - 15 inches
  • Hardiness Zone4-9
  • Flowering DateLate spring to summer.
  • Planting InstructionsSet plant at same level it is growing at in the container. Firm soil and water thoroughly. Best in a rock garden, where allowed to spread freely between rocks or walkways without being crowded by other vigorous plants.
  • Winter CareNo pruning needed.
  • Flower Color:pink
  • Flower FormClusters of tubular, 2-lipped pink flowers, each between 1/8 and 3/8 inch long.
  • Foliage TypeLinear to elliptic, slightly hairy, green leaves.
  • Soil RequirementWell-drained, neutral to alkaline soil.
  • Watering RequirementWater regulary
  • PruningNo pruning needed unless you want to control the spreading.
  • Additional InformationGood companion plants - Delosperma cooperi - Ice plant, Gypsophila cerastioides, Sedum spurium.
  • Unique CharactersticsA perennial that forms a perfect low carpet of foliage and blooms. An added plus, the foliage has a sweet lemon scent. Well suited for a front sunny border or rock garden. Belongs to the mint family. Can withstand a little foot traffic.
  • Shipped2" POT
  • Height/Habit2 - 4 inches
  • Growth RateModerate
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4B 4/30/18 - 6/8/18
5A-6B 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/25/18
9A - 10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-4: June 4th, 2018
Zones 5-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

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