Thyme Coccineus Group (Thymus Coccineus Group)
Thyme Coccineus Group (Thymus Coccineus Group) is a shrub that can grow up to 10cm tall and 10cm – 50cm wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Thyme Coccineus Group (Thymus Coccineus Group).
This plant is commonly known as thyme Coccineus Group.
This is a evergreen plant that takes 5-10 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: thyme Coccineus Group
Scientific name: Thymus Coccineus Group
Plant type: Shrubs
Habit: Mat forming
Height: Up to 10cm
Spread: 10cm – 50cm
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Chalk, Loam, Sand
Moisture: Well drained
Garden type: City & Courtyard Gardens, Informal Garden, Patio & Container Garden, Rock & Gravel Garden, Wildlife Gardens
Planting type: Ground Cover
Other characteristics: RHS Award of Garden Merit
Shrubs are fundamental elements in any garden.
They add color and interest throughout the seasons with their wide variety of flowers, foliage, fruits, trunks and stems.
Whatever the size or style of your garden, the permanent woody structure or the foliage of evergreen shrubs will give the space shape and dimension.
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Thyme Coccineus Group (Thymus Coccineus Group), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Thyme Coccineus Group (Thymus Coccineus Group) is not a demanding plant regarding the type of soil and can grow in chalk, loam or sand.
The chalky soil is pale and contains chunks of calcium-rich rock. It is a fertile and well-draining soil, almost always alkaline.
The loam soil is dark, rich in organic matter but balanced in minerals. It offers the best of all worlds, retaining enough water for the plants, but allowing excess moisture to drain away. This is the most desired type of garden soil, perfect for most plants.
Sandy soil is light, porous and very easy to drain. It is a soil poor in organic matter and nutrients. It is composed of relatively large mineral particles that allow water to drain quickly.
As for pH, it is a plant that grows ideally in soils with pH alkaline or neutral.
Regarding drainage, Thymus Coccineus Group likes to grow in well drained soil.
Thyme Coccineus Group (Thymus Coccineus Group) should be grown in full sun places.