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Here are 17 beautiful and low-maintenance plants.

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Wooly Thyme(13 of 17)

Thymus pseudolanuginosus

  • Evergreen perennial groundcover with wooly gray leaves and bright pink flowers in summer

  • Plant in full sun

  • Plant in coarse, sharply drained soil

  • Height: 2-4 inches

  • Width: 8-12 inches

Hardy in zones 5-8:

  • Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost to avoid winter heaving; avoid exposure to salt.

  • Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; lightly mulch in fall.

  • Zone 7: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; lightly mulch in fall.

  • Zone 8: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; lightly mulch in fall.

Next Photo: Archer's Gold Lemon Thyme

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