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THYMUS x citriodorus 'Silver Queen'

Commonly known as Lemon-scented thyme

Dwarf lemon-scented thyme with bright silver variegated foliage & pink flowers
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £10.00 each , 3+ £8.00 each 

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021

 

  • Evergreen
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 30cm (12in)
  • Spread - 25cm (10in)
  • Alpine or rock plant - These plants prefer well drained soil and are generally dwarf in habit.
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - bushy, rounded shrub. Produces flowers in irregular, oblong heads
  • Herb
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Medicinal properties - - thyme is a stimulant and a tonic used for coughs, colds and flu as well as for poor digestion
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - Eurasia
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine) -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Silver variegated -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Lanceolate - see photos above
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Neutral to alkaline soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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Thymus - Growing Guide
30cm (12in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  25cm (10in)
 

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