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Thymus pseudolanuginosus

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Thymus pseudolanuginosus Woolly Thyme, Herb,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Herbs & Vegetables Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Attractive creeping Thyme with dense grey-green foliage and the occasional tiny pink flower in late Spring and Summer. Great for adding contrast to other plants in containers or as a groundcover. Ideal as a low-water lawn substitute. Grows approx. 2.5cm tall x 60cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
<15cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Embankment, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Lawn Alternatives, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High