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Thymus 'Red Carpet'

Common Name: Thyme

Plant Family: Lamiaceae

Thymus  'Red Carpet'
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Price:  £4.50
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Availability:  

  

3 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Dry or gravel garden
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  sensory
Suggested Use:  Ground Cover or Underplanting
Season of Interest:  All year round
Scent:  Scented Leaves
Flower Colour:  Red
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Habit/Shape:  Running/spreading
Evergreen:  Yes
Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  Alkaline to Neutral
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


This low growing creeping thyme forms carpets which can incorporated into paths or grown near seating areas so its fragrance can be enjoyed. Ideal for hot dry positions and suitable for growing on a bank. The tiny red flowers attract Bees.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.