Thymus 'Fairie'

Common name(s): fairie thyme

Description: A 1997 introduction raised by David Baird of Fairie Gardens in Tumwater, WA. Forms a compact cushion of aromatic grey-green foliage with a strong lemon scent. Light pink flower clusters in summer, especially drought tolerant.

Height: to 6 in. Spread: to 18 in.

Position: full sun and well-draining soil

Uses: ornamental- as a small scale groundcover, to attract pollinators

Winter Hardiness: to 0 F and below