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Thymus Lime Thyme

Selected plant size: 3-inch pot

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Thymus Lime Thyme image

Thymus Lime Thyme

Selected plant size: 3-inch pot

About this plant

Height
6 Inches
Hardiness
Perennial in Zones 5-11
Flower Color
Pink
Characteristics
Full Sun, Evergreen, Water Conserving
Uses
Fragrant, Ground Cover, Ornamental

Growing & using Lime Thyme

Lime Thyme with Greek Sage

Lime Thyme fills in under the white flowers of gray leaved Greek Sage.

A fragrant mounding thyme, Lime Thyme makes a great ground cover. The bright green, lime-colored leaves are scented of citrus and help brighten up darker corners of the garden. It blooms in the summer which is later than most thymes.

Even though the fragrance is heavenly, this herb is ornamental. Lime Thyme does not have a citrus taste and does not make an adequate culinary herb. For cooking, use Lemon Thyme, a tall prolific grower full of citrus flavor.

Lime Thyme ready for shipping.

This plant is often available in plug trays. These trays hold 128 of all the same plant. They are a great low cost way to fill a lot of space. Each cell is 3/4 of inch by an inch. Check here to see if Lime Thyme Plug Trays are available.

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