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Thymus citriodorus Variegata

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Thymus citriodorus Variegata Variegated Lemon Thyme, Variegated Citrus Thyme, Herb,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Herbs & Vegetables Mat Forming, Shrub Like

Attractive lemon flavoured herb with green and gold foliage and pink flowers in late spring and summer. Great for adding contrast to other plants in containers or use in the kitchen by adding to marinades and savoury dishes. Grows approx 20cm tall x 20cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Lawn Alternatives, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Variegated
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate