The perfect addition to rock gardens and walkways! Left to freely meander and spread, Magic Carpet Thyme creates an
inviting entry to your home or garden. Its delicate pink blooms and dusty green foliage are enhanced by a subtle lemony
perfume. Also perfectly at home in borders and beds, this charming perennial adds beauty and interest to any area. Space 12-15" apart.
Light: Full sun
Bloom Time: Late spring to late summer
Zones: 4 to 9
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Magic Carpet Thyme Product Details
Thymus serpyllum 'Magic Carpet'
2 - 4"
12 - 15"
12 - 15"
4 - 9
Linear to elliptic, slightly hairy, green leaves.
Clusters of tubular, 2-lipped pink flowers, each between 1/8 and 3/8 inch long.
Late spring to summer.
Best in a rock garden, where allowed to spread freely between rocks or walkways without being crowded by other vigorous plants.
Well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil.
A 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.
None necessary, unless you want to control the spreading.