This is a great plant to use in full sun

Acinos alpinus

Alpine Rock-Thyme


You don't find this plant very often but it is easy to grow and will take hot areas of your garden. It is closely related to thyme.  The leaves are small and deep green. The flower are a magenta-purplish color and bloom all spring and summer.  Attractive to bees and butterflies. Drought tolerant. Not good for foot traffic. Grows at a medium rate.

Height: 4-6 Inches
Spread:12- 18 Inches
Zone: 3
Sun to Partial Shade
Foliage: Green
Bloom Color: Violet
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil: Well Drained/Dry
Deer Resistant: No