Thymus Gold Stream – Buy alpines


Pink flowers over evergreen, variegated foliage in the late spring and early summer.

Easy plant for novice gardeners.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots.

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Thymus serphyllum Gold Stream description

Evergreen, gold and green variegated foliage all through the year.

Pink flowers in the late spring and early summer over very low growing foliage.

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, pathways and paving, cascading over a wall, in containers, alpine bed, rock garden or by a patio and is straightforward in any well drained soil.

Thymus serphyllum Gold Stream flowering in June
Thymus serphyllum Gold Stream in June

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun.

Requires sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

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

Can it be used for planting amongst paving?

Yes, it doesn’t mind being trodden on sometimes.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil, also tolerates chalky 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 10 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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