Thymus praecox 'Coccineus'
A sun-loving herb valued as an ornamental groundcover. Forms a dense, flat mat of evergreen, dark green leaves that are smothered in bright magenta-red flowers from early thru midsummer. In fall, the foliage turns a beautiful bronze. Lovely between stones on a path or cascading over walls.
Height: 2-4 Inches
Spread: 12 Inches
Flower Color: Pink shades
Foliage Color: Green shades
Sun or Shade?: Full Sun
Need critter resistant plants?: Deer resistant
Want to see wings?: Attracts butterflies
Wet or dry?: Low water needs
*Photo and info courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.