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Best of all, to today's gardeners, is Thymes heavenly fragrance. (All parts of the plant are fragrant, and spread their scent wherever they're planted.)
Various members of the large thyme tribe are used in herb gardens, of course, but also as ornamentals in flower gardens and as ground covers. Its signature foliage, usually gray-green, is highly decorative, and the plants require almost no care once they are established.
Like lavender, its a plant that begs for gritty, fast-draining soil, and is very drought-tolerant. No moist, mushy loam for your Thyme!
ASL9F31 (Plant - 2.5" pot) - Out of stock.
ASL9F32 (Tray of 32) - Out of stock.
|Common Name||Variegated Lemon Thyme|
|Botanical Name||Thymus x citriodorus|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade|
|Mature Height||6-10" tall|
|Estimated Mature Spread||8-12" wide|
|Bloom Time||Late spring to summer|
|Planting Depth||Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Foliage||Colorful golden-edged green leaves.|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer|
|Soil Type||Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Dry, Average, Well Draining|
|Advantages||Fragrant, Groundcover, Plants for Small Spaces|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.
As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat. The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.
Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.View Shipping Rate Chart
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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