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Thymus 'Creeping Pink' (Thyme 'Creeping Pink')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.05m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Thymus 'Creeping Pink'

Other names

Thyme 'Creeping Pink'

Genus

Thymus Thymus

Variety or Cultivar

'Creeping Pink' _ 'Creeping Pink' is a mat-forming, evergreen subshrub with trailing stems bearing small, rounded to ovate, aromatic, grey-green leaves and whorls of tiny, two-lipped, rose-pink flowers in summer.


Thymus 'Creeping Pink' is: Evergreen

Habit

Dense, Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Pink in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to maintain a compact habit.

Propagation methods

Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Thymus 'Creeping Pink' (Thyme 'Creeping Pink') will reach a height of 0.05m and a spread of 0.3m 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

Cultivation

Grow in moist, alkaline or neutral, well-drained soil in full sun. Will not tolerate wet, waterlogged conditions, particularly in winter. Tolerates drought and poor soils.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Thymus 'Creeping Pink'

Other names

Thyme 'Creeping Pink'

Genus

Thymus Thymus

Variety or Cultivar

'Creeping Pink' _ 'Creeping Pink' is a mat-forming, evergreen subshrub with trailing stems bearing small, rounded to ovate, aromatic, grey-green leaves and whorls of tiny, two-lipped, rose-pink flowers in summer.

Native to

Mediterranean

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Dense, Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Pink in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to maintain a compact habit.

Propagation methods

Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Thymus 'Creeping Pink' (Thyme 'Creeping Pink') will reach a height of 0.05m and a spread of 0.3m 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

Cultivation

Grow in moist, alkaline or neutral, well-drained soil in full sun. Will not tolerate wet, waterlogged conditions, particularly in winter. Tolerates drought and poor soils.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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