Single Packet of 5,000 or 20,000 Seeds
Grow Wild Creeping Thyme from fresh Thymus serpyllum seeds. Wild Creeping Thyme is a low growing herb that produces masses of beautiful purple flowers. Each branch bares clusters of roughly 10 to 30 flowers atop slender stems. The plants are compact, forming stems that lay down to trail the ground beneath. Each plant grows to a mature height of only 6 to 12 inches tall.
Wild Creeping Thyme is often used as a groundcover plant because of it's fast, trailing growth habits. The plants can cover a large area with a few thousand seeds and will flower a few weeks later. Wild Creeping Thyme is popularly sown in rock gardens, along borders, fences & walkways, in containers & pots, or directly in the garden. This versatile groundcover also looks great when grown between pavers and stepping stones as well. The uses of Wild Creeping Thyme are endless.
Grown as a perennial flowering herb, Wild Creeping Thyme will establish a deep root system. This allows it to grow vigorously through the summer months, later wilting with the first killing frost. Wild Creeping Thyme then returns the following year from it's deeply established root system.
Wild Creeping Thyme is known to attract an array of beneficial insects. Some include butterflies, bumblebees & honey bees as well. Large Blue butterfly larvae in particular, will find this plant very tasty and use it as a food source.