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lemon thyme "Aureus"

Thymus citriodorus "Aureus"
Small, pillow-shaped, evergreen perennial (H 10-15 cm, W 25-35 cm). Stems partially woody at the base, upright to creeping. Leaves broadly lanceolate to ovate (0,5-1 cm), smooth, yellow to light yellow-green, scented. Flowers in terminal inflorescence, numerous, two-lipped (0,5 cm), pink to lilac, scented. Flowering period: June-August. Attracts butterflies and bees. A tough, undemanding ground-covering plant. Requires full sun, and sufficiently drained, light, partly sandy soils. Good also as a container-plant. Thymus × citriodorus is a cross between T. pulegioides and T. vulgaris.
Sunny shady position

Plants for destinctively sunny sites need and tolerate a lot of direct sun radiation (eg. roses, even more spurge (euphorbia myrsinites) , sea buckthorn, sedum, most of rock-garden plants, cactuses etc). Mostly, but not necessarily, these plants can also tolerate drought. Roses need more water and noursihments and rich, deep, fetile soil, while white stonecrop survives more weeks in dry soil without rain or watering and can grow normally in poor, sandy soil as well.

Conifer deciduous tree with plant

Herbaceous plants are not woody. Their stems are soft, usually remaining green. With some herabceous older stems may harden and look like woody stems (e. g. bamboo).

Deciduous evergreen plant partially true

Leaves or needles remain on the plant for several consecutive years, usually 2 to 5 years. Our descriptions contain the word evergreen.

Presumed strength

Plant can in otherwise appropriate environment survive cold down to - 23 °C.

Soil humidity

Porous or dry soils are normally light and loose, there is no stagnant water but relatively quickly flows in deeper layers; such ground are more airy and warmer, yet drier and usually contain less humus and for such undergrowth it is often to for drought to appear (e. g. rockgardens, walls, by paths and roads, on gravel, also on gravel surface in towns and close to buildings ...), plants of such undergrowth need well-drained soil, they tolerate drought but cannot tolerate constant moisture or even flooding.

Growth shape

Herbaceous, not woody plant. Stems and leaves may be evergreen or deciduous - thus regrowing every spring. Perennials may blossom consecutively for several years. Some perennials develop special underground organs - bulbs, corms or rootstocks and these species are treated separetelly, not with geophyte and tuberous plants.

Thymus citriodorus "Aureus" |P14
Thymus citriodorus "Aureus" |P14
SKU: 00006942
Delivery date: expected up to 7 days after receiving the goods
Availability MOGA:
Informational stock: 7
3.10 € /KOS
2.83 € Excluding tax
Thymus citriod. 'Aureus' C2/P17
Thymus citriod. 'Aureus' C2/P17
SKU W.2677461
Special:Landscape quality
Delivery date: expected up to 7 days after receiving the goods
Delivery: Orders from Thursday 0:00 a.m. to Wednesday 11:59 p.m. next week are with us until Saturday the week after that
Partner stock:
Informational stock: 540
7.20 € /KOS
6.58 € Excluding tax
Products specifications
Attribute name Attribute value
Basic leaf / needles colour
Blossom season/time June-August
Fruit edibility no
Deciduous / Evergreen evergreen perennial
Hibernation winter hardy -18 to -23 °C
Position/Location Sun
Basic leaf colour
Jesenska barvitost Ne
Rastlin na m2 8-12
Moisture/Humidity dry soil
Fruit blossom period/season ne
Durability No
Honey Plants yes
Height of growth perennials dwarf - up to 0,3 m
Width of growth width up to 1 m
Plant Type Herbaceous plant

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