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Gardens: plants for cracks

Creeping thyme. Plants in crevices soften lines and stop paths resembling concrete deserts. Photograph: GAP


Wild Thyme (Thymus Serpyllum) forms evergreen cushions that spread rapidly and are smothered in flowers in summer. Its tiny leaves contain a rich, fragrant essential oil. This ground cover plant fills the air with a herbal scent. Fast growing, resistant, requires little care


Blue Oat Grass, Ceanothus, Galliardia, Heliotrichon Sempervirens, Iris Siberica, Miscanthus Gracillimus, Thymus Serpyllum


Thymus serpyllum, or Creeping Thyme | super-vigorous, lemon-scented, brightly-flowered variety spreads 18 inches in no time in the sunny garden, giving you months of deep pink blooms and heavenly fragrance. tolerates dry soil and needs little care after it is established. It self-sows readily, dropping it seeds after flowering season is over and then this new seed sprouts the next spring keep a robust stand of creeping thyme ground cover thriving.


Creeping Thyme is the ideal groundcover for the gardener that wants it all – utility, color, and even a lemony fragrance! A diminutive flower that grows usually no more than ½ a foot tall, Creeping Thyme is the ultimate low-maintenance perennial.

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Thymus serpyllum ‘Creeping Thyme’ groundcover - can be walked on! Aka purple lawn??


A fragrant and useful alternative to 'just grass' on a lawn- 'Pink Chintz' Thyme. Other options include Annie Hall’, ‘Snowdrift’ and ‘Minimus’