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Thymus X citriodorus 'Aureus' | Lemon Gold Thyme

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Synonym Names:

Family: Lamiaceae

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This perennial is used as a ground cover since it reaches 1' tall and spreads 2'. Small, elongated, gray green leaves are variegated with golden edges. Foliage smells like lemons! This herb has culinary uses. It prefers full sun with well draining, dry, sandy, rich soil. Flowers are considered insignificant.  Information by: PlantMaster

Notes: Tiny oval golden variegated leaves. Grows up to 6-12 inches tall. 20 inches wide.

Anatomy

Plant Type

Ground cover, Perennial, Herb

Height Range

Under 1'

Width Range

Flower Color

n/a

Flower Season

n/a

Leaf Color

Gold, Grey Green, Variegated

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

n/a

Fruit Season

n/a

Culture

Sun

Full, Half

Water

Medium

Growth Rate

Moderate

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky

Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Well-drained, Dry

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

Adverse Factors

n/a

Sunset Zones

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Heat, Deer

Design

Design Styles

English Cottage, Meadow, Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish

Accenting Features

Fragrance, Unusual Foliage

Seasonal Interest

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall

Location Uses

Entry, Patio, Swimming Pool, Walkways, With Rocks

Special Uses

Container, Small Spaces

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

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