Thyme – Lemon Variegated
Thymus x citroidorus aureus

Zone: 5-9
Height: 10-12"

General: Tiny-leaved, ground-covering perennial herb with a wonderful lemon-citrus fragrance. Leaves are variegated green with yellow edging; lilac-pink flowers when in bloom. Pretty, makes a nice and tasty garnish.

Culinary Uses: The leaves have an unmistakable lemon aroma and can be used in the same way as other thymes to flavor fish, chicken, and vegetable dishes.

Ornamental Uses: Colorful golden-edged green foliage is invaluable for adding color and contrast to patio containers, flowering borders, and small open areas. Has a spreading growth habit and pink flowers produced in spring.

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