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Thyme, Creeping Lemon - THYMUS x citriodorus 'Lemon'

Thyme, Creeping Lemon - THYMUS x citriodorus 'Lemon'

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With its low, spreading habit, vibrant green foliage, and a refreshing lemon scent, this creeping thyme variety not only offers ornamental appeal but also infuses your outdoor space with a burst of citrus fragrance.

Citrus-Infused Fragrance: Thyme, Creeping Lemon lives up to its name with a refreshing lemon fragrance that emanates from its small, ovate leaves. The aromatic foliage releases a zesty scent when brushed against or crushed, creating an invigorating atmosphere in your garden.

Low-Spreading Growth Habit: This creeping thyme variety boasts a low-spreading and mat-forming growth habit, creating a dense carpet of vibrant green foliage. With a height of approximately 2-4 inches and a spread of 12-18 inches, it serves as an excellent ground cover, cascading gracefully over garden edges, rock walls, or between stepping stones.

Versatile Landscape Use: Thyme, Creeping Lemon is a versatile herb that adds both visual interest and aromatic pleasure to various garden settings. Use it as a ground cover, in rock gardens, or as an attractive and fragrant filler in containers, bringing a touch of Mediterranean charm to your outdoor space.

Lemon-Infused Culinary Use: Beyond its ornamental and aromatic appeal, Creeping Lemon Thyme is a flavourful herb that can be used in culinary creations. The leaves, infused with a subtle lemon essence, enhance the taste of teas, salads, poultry dishes, and desserts, offering a unique and citrusy twist to your kitchen endeavors.

Drought-Tolerant and Hardy: Thyme, Creeping Lemon is well-adapted to sunny and dry conditions, making it a resilient and low-maintenance addition to your garden. Thriving in well-drained soil, it is suitable for various garden styles, including rock gardens, slopes, or as a fragrant ground cover to suppress weeds.

• Botanical Name: Thymus x citriodorus 'Lemon'
• Mature Size: 2-4 inches in height, 12-18 inches in spread
• Foliage: Evergreen, small and aromatic, vibrant green
• Fragrance: Lemon
• Light Requirements: Full sun
• Soil Preferences: Well-drained
• Hardiness Zone: 4-9

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