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Scientific Name: Thymus x citriodorus
Pronunciation: TYE-mus ex sit-ree-oh-DOR-us
Common Name: lemon thyme
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover
Key ID Features: Leaves opposite, elliptic, about 5 mm long, dark green with a strong lemon scent lemon-scent especially when in flower; flowers tiny, tubular, pale lilac.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Dense, Spreading, Twiggy, Upright
Form: Mounded
Texture: Fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Growth Rate:Slow
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Container planting, Dried flower or fruit, Fragrance, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Hanging basket, Herb, Perennial border
Additional Info: Google
lemon thyme
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Distinctive smell, Pubescent
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate, Oblong
Margins: Ciliate

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Verticillaster
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Bilabiate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Pink
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul

Fruit Type: Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Schizocarp
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant, Ovary separates into four tiny mericarps or "nutlets" that are enclosed in a persistent calyx
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Leaf-like bracts

Propagation: Seed, Greenwood cuttings, Layering
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Mold, Root rot, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Drought resistant )
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZN) GAZebo North
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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