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Thymus citriodorus, Lemon Thyme
Thymus citriodorus variegata

Thymus citriodorus

Lemon Thyme
Family: Lamiaceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersOrnamental foliageFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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Hybrid of Thymus pulegioides x Thymus vulgaris.

Besides being an ornamental beauty, the leaves taste as great as they smell. It is often recommended for baked fish, in marinades, fried vegetables, fruit salad, custards.

It contains a fragrant oil, thymol, that repels aphids and moths and so can be grown beneficially next to plants plagued by these insects.


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Thymus citriodorus, Lemon Thyme
Thymus citriodorus variegata
Thymus citriodorus, Lemon Thyme
Thymus citriodorus, Lemon Thyme
Thymus citriodorus variegata


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