Golden Lemon Thyme

Plant Specifications

Thymus x citridorius ‘Aureus’ Hardy Perennial – but due to Texas heat you’ll find they’ll die down. Full Sun. Height: 8” Width: 12” An upright, bushy growing herb with golden edged leaves with the scent of lemon.

In the Garden

This thyme, with its colorful leaves and slight lemon scent, does best in sandy, rocky or well drained soil. Another thyme whose leaves becomes variegated during the intense growing season. Not recommended for pots, but in the landscape garden. When our south Texas heat gets going, the Golden Lemon Thyme loses its leaf variegation, dies down and rests.

Plant Uses

Stunning in the Garden and excellent in cooking with fish, fowl and soups.