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PlantFiles: Red Creeping Thyme
Thymus praecox 'Coccineus Group'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Thymus (TY-muss) (Info)
Species: praecox (pray-koks) (Info)
Cultivar: Coccineus Group
Additional cultivar information: (aka Coccineus, Coccineus Minor)

6 vendors have this plant for sale.

11 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Groundcovers
Herbs
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Herbaceous
Aromatic
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
By simple layering
By tip layering
By serpentine layering

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Marietta, Georgia
Stone Mountain, Georgia
Chicago, Illinois
Kimmell, Indiana
Olathe, Kansas
Wichita, Kansas
Princeton, Kentucky
Royal Oak, Michigan
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Milford, Pennsylvania
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Austin, Texas
Fircrest, Washington
Kirkland, Washington



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