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Thymus serpyllum 'Pink Ripple' (Thyme 'Pink Ripple')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.15m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Thymus serpyllum 'Pink Ripple'

Other names: Thyme 'Pink Ripple'

Genus: Thymus Thymus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Pink Ripple' _ 'Pink Ripple' is a low, spreading, evergreen shrub with small, golden-green, ovate leaves that are lemon-scented. In summer, it is covered with light-pink, tubular flowers that open from darker buds.


Thymus serpyllum 'Pink Ripple' is: Evergreen

Flower: Rose-pink in Summer

Foliage: Yellow-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Foliage is lemon scented

Habit: Mat Forming, Spreading

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest free.

Diseases: Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods: Division, Seed, Root cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Thymus serpyllum 'Pink Ripple' (Thyme 'Pink Ripple') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Between paving stones, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Flavouring food and drinks, Beds and borders, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock, Wildlife, Foliage only

Cultivation: Grow in moist, free-draining soil in full sun.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Thymus serpyllum 'Pink Ripple'

Other names: Thyme 'Pink Ripple'

Genus: Thymus Thymus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Pink Ripple' _ 'Pink Ripple' is a low, spreading, evergreen shrub with small, golden-green, ovate leaves that are lemon-scented. In summer, it is covered with light-pink, tubular flowers that open from darker buds.


Thymus serpyllum 'Pink Ripple' is: Evergreen

Flower: Rose-pink in Summer

Foliage: Yellow-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Foliage is lemon scented

Habit: Mat Forming, Spreading

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest free.

Diseases: Generally disease free.

General care

Propagation methods: Division, Seed, Root cuttings, Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Thymus serpyllum 'Pink Ripple' (Thyme 'Pink Ripple') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Between paving stones, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Flavouring food and drinks, Beds and borders, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock, Wildlife, Foliage only

Cultivation: Grow in moist, free-draining soil in full sun.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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