Magic Carpet Thyme

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Thymus serpyllum

Magic Carpet Thyme forms a two inch high compact carpet of tiny, slightly woolly green leaves. It is covered with small carmine pink flowers from May to June. Until recently this variety was only available from cuttings. 50 seeds

Magic Carpet Thyme


Perennial zone 5 -9

Germination:  10-21 days

Seed Planting Depth: on surface, lightly cover

Starting Indoors/Outdoors:  Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 65-75 degree soil temperature.Transplant 10-12" apart. Sow outdoors in the spring  1-2 weeks before last frost, a few seeds every 2-3", thin to 10-12" apart.

Light Needs:  Full sun 

Soil Needs:  Magic Carpet Thyme needs average, well drained soil

Uses: Culinary, medicinal, ornamental, attracts bees and beneficals