"A Fitting Entrance to ZooMontana"
The flag garden is a primary focus located at the front of ZooMontana. It houses our country's flag and is a welcoming addition to the zoo entrance. The garden has been adopted by the "Shining Mountain Chapter of the D.A.R."
Featured Plants of the Garden
Creeping thyme, also known commonly as ‘Mother of Thyme,’ is an easily grown, spreading thyme variety. It is excellent planted as a lawn substitute or among stepping stones or pavers to create a living patio. Let’s learn more about creeping thyme plant care.Creeping Thyme Facts
Thymus praecox is a low growing perennial hardy inUSDA hardiness zones 4-9 with fairly minimal requirements. An evergreen with lightly haired foliage, this tiny-growing creeping thyme varietal — rarely over 3 inches — will appear in low, dense mats, which sprawl randomly and quickly fill in areas as a ground cover. T. serpyllum is another creeping thyme variety. Look for creeping thyme around the steps and sides.