Thymus citriodorus

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Thyme, Lemon (Perennial)

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Dark green, fragrant foliage with sweet, light lavender-pink flowers. This Thyme is lemon-scented! Great for a sensory garden in full sun.

Height

4-6 Inches

Spread

12-15 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

Used in cooking fish or chicken, also in teas.

Bloom Time

July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Must have good drainage to thrive. Pleasing tucked between steppers or cascading over retaining walls.

Good Companions

Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum ), Bloody Cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum), Basil, Greek Columnar (Annual) (Ocimum ), Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata), Sea Thrift (Armeria maritima), Narrow Leaf Blue Star (Amsonia hubrichtii), Tarragon, French (Perennial) (Artemisia dracunculus), Sage, Common (Perennial) (Salvia officinalis), Rosemary, Common (Annual) (Rosmarinus officinalis), Donkey Tail (Euphorbia myrsinites), Mint 'Kentucky Colonel' (Perennial) (Mentha spicata), Basil 'Spicy Globe' (Annual) (Ocimum basilicum), Mini Coral Bells (Heuchera Precious Gems), Ornamental Pepper (Capsicum annuum), Dwarf False Indigo (Baptisia australis), Peony (Paeonia lactiflora), Peony (Paeonia lactiflora)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Evergreen
Ground Cover
Culinary
Fragrant
Containers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Winter
Spring
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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