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DESCRIPTION: Lemon thyme looks similar to common thyme but offers a distinctive lemon aroma and flavor. Among the most desired of ground covers, this sun loving plant features attractive bright pink flowers in summer held over a dense mound of very fine extremely fragrant foliage. Can withstand light foot traffic.
BOTANICAL NAME: Thymus x citriodorus
AVERAGE MATURE HEIGHT: 10-15 cm
AVERAGE MATURE SPREAD: 30-50 cm
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun
FLOWER COLOUR: Bright pink
FLOWERING TIME: Summer
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Variegated green and yellow
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 4
WATER NEEDS: Average - Requires well drained soil
OTHER FEATURES: Edible, Fragrant
Lemon Thyme is a perennial herb that is commonly grown for its edible qualities, although it does have ornamental merits as well. The tiny fragrant round light green leaves can be harvested at any time in the season. The leaves have a savory taste and a pleasant fragrance.
The leaves are most often used in the following ways:
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