thymus lanuginosus

  • thymus lanuginosus  wooly thyme
wooly thyme

This form of creeping thyme gets its name from its fuzzy gray leaves.  It makes a tight mat 2 to 3 inches high, spreading or trailing 2 to 3 feet. Full sun or light shade, tiny pink flowers in summer. Quite drought and deer resistant. It is good between stepping stones or spilling over walls.