Golden Lemon Thyme - Thymus citriodorus 'Aurea'

Bushy perennial herb with a rounded growth habit. Small leaves are dark green with gold variegation. Foliage has a lemony scent when bruised. Pale lavender pink flowers bloom in summer. Good in Container, rock gardens or border plantings.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Yellow
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Dry Areas
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
0-12"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Pink
Purple
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
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Prefers well drained, fertile soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new growth. Cut to ground in midsummer to encourage a flush of new growth. Divide in spring as needed to maintain plant vigor. 

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