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Thymus praecox Highland Cream

Scientific Name : Thymus praecox
Common Name : Thyme
Hardiness Zone : 3a - 8b
Hardiness Degree : -40°F (-40°C)
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : None or when needed only
Spacing : 6 - 9" (15 - 23cm)
Height : 2 - 4" (5 - 10cm)
Width : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Exposure : Sun
General InformationAlso known as ‘Hartington Silver’. Fragrant variegated foliage with soft pink blooms. Ideal ground cover for trailing over rocks or between paving stones where footsteps will release its scent. Attractive at garden’s edge, in herb gardens, or along walkways. Tolerates poor, dry soil.
Idea & Tips : Grow in well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun.
Grower InformationAlso known as ‘Hartington Silver’. Small, green leaves with creamy-white margins and tiny flowers of palest pink in late Spring.
'Hartington Silver'
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