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Thymus citriodorus ‘Aureus’

Lemon thyme

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.15m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourPurple-pink
  • Leaf ColourGreen-yellow

Description

Thymus citriodorus ‘Aureus’ (Lemon thyme). This is an evergreen, spreading shrub with yellow, rounded to oval, aromatic leaves. Clusters of two-lipped, purple-pink flowers appear in mid summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Other common names

Thyme

Origin

Garden origin

Interest and use

Border

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Cut back in spring.

Propagation

You can propagate from cuttings in the summer or by division.

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