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Thymus x citriodorus (Lemon thyme)
Thymus x citriodorus (Lemon thyme)

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Thymus x citriodorus

Lemon Thyme
Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Herbs, Perennials

THYMUS

Diminutive Mediterranean members of the mint family with tiny, usually heavily scented leaves and masses of little flowers in whorls. Well suited to herb garden, rock garden; prostrate, mat-forming types make good small-space ground covers. Attractive to bees.

Thymus x citriodorus

Variable hybrid with erect or spreading growth to 1 ft. high, 2 ft.wide. Ovate to lance-shaped, medium green leaves with lemon fragrance. Pale lilac flowers in summer. Some varieties have varigated leaves.

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