Soft and silvery, Woolly
Thyme is in a class by itself. Tightly knit, it makes a great filler for
in between pavers or along borders. It rarely flowers which makes it a good
choice for those allergic to bees. It grows slowly and can die out in
patches if watering is not even. It is the grayest of all the thymes and
should not be confused with the prolific bloomer and greener
Hall's Woolly Thyme.
We have had some success with
growing Woolly Thyme in partial shade in our hot summer climates.
Drainage should be excellent.
The photo above shows Woolly Thyme (next to the gray
boards) densely covering the ground. The dark green thyme behind it is the
fast growing Pink Lemonade Thyme.
This plant is often available in plug trays. These trays hold 128
of all the same plant. They are a great low cost way to fill a lot of
space. Each cell is 3/4 of inch by 3/4 of an inch. Check here to see