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Thymus pulegioides, Broad-leaved Thyme, Lemon Thyme
Thymus pulegioides 'Aureus'

Thymus pulegioides

Broad-leaved Thyme, Lemon Thyme
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: Europe
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterBlue, lavender, purple flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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Thymus pulegioides is a creeping dwarf evergreen shrub with woody stems and a taproot. It is rather similar to Thymus serpyllum but it is larger, the leaves are wider and all the stems form flowering shoots.

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Thymus pulegioides, Broad-leaved Thyme, Lemon Thyme
Thymus pulegioides 'Aureus'

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