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Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus ‘Albus’
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White Creeping Thyme

Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus Albus

<i>Thymus praecox</i> ssp. <i>arcticus</i> ‘Albus’

Thymus

Thyme

“I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,” says Oberon to Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Upright or creeping, these aromatic culinary herbs form luscious mats of ground cover or sprite-sized shrubs, embellished with miniature flowers in whites, purples and pinks. In the herb garden, or around and between stepping stones or bricks, Thymes love sun and well drained soil, and can even tolerate a dose of wind and salt spray.

Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus ‘Albus’ full sun

An elfin-sized army of bright green rounded leaves and wiry thin, straw-colored stems weaves a low-lying springy mat. Whether nestled into nooks or stowed amid pavers, the attractive evergreen foliage gets a refreshing lift when petite white flowers form a thick summertime icing.

Blooms July – August.

Size: 2' 0" high x 12" wide; hardy to zone 5.

Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus ‘Albus’ (P-1543)
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AVAILABLE AUGUST 2017



       


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