Thymus prostratus – Buy alpines online


Large ruby-pink flowers in the late spring and early summer over a large green mound.

An easy plant to grow for beginner gardeners.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Thymus prostratus description

Large fragrant leaves and flowers.
A mass of ruby-pink flowers in the late spring and early summer.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
A bat friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.

Good for a flower border or patioHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, cascading over a wall, in containers, alpine bed, rock garden or by a patio and is trouble-free in any well drained soil.

Thymus Prostratus flowering in June
Thymus Prostratus in June

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun.


Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a largish space at the front of a plant border.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil.

How much moisture:


Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 15 cm.
Spread 50 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 4 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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