Thymus x citriodorus 'Aureus'
More About Thymus x citriodorus 'Aureus'
- Mounding, ground cover for a sunny border or rock garden
- Whorls of tiny, lavender flowers appear on the stem ends
- Lemon-scented, green leaves with yellow, dappled margins
- Leaves are frequently used fresh or dried as a seasoning
- Bloom Time: Early summer
Thymus x citrodorus is a species cross between Thymus pulegioides X Thymus vulgaris.
Variegated Lemon Thyme Growing and Maintenance Tips
Plant in a well-drained, average to dry soil, in full sun. Cut back in early spring and trim lightly after flowering to maintain a compact habit. Harvest leaves in the morning for fresh use or store by hanging them to dry. Leaves are most flavourful before flowering.
Thymus x citriodorus 'Aureus' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Landscape usesHerbal garden