A low, tuft-forming variety of thymus that produces glossy, blue-green, evergreen leaves and slowly spreads over time. It is covered in early summer by soft, pink to lavender flowers. Excellent as a drought tolerant lawn substitute or for planting between rocks and flagstone.
Common Name: Elfin Thyme
Botanical Name: Thymus praecox 'Elfin'
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Mature Height: 1-2"
Mature Width: 4-8"
Bloom Time: Early to Midsummer
Soil Preference: Average to Dry, Does not like excessive moisture.
Advantages: Easy to Grow, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Evergreen, Fragrant, Ground Cover, Attracts Butterflies, Low-maintenance
Hardiness Map: https://planthardiness.ars.usda.gov/PHZMWeb/