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Thymus Pulegioides 'Aureus' (Golden Scented Thyme)

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Thymus pulegioides 'Aureus' (golden scented thyme)

Thymus Pulegioides 'Aureus' (Golden Scented Thyme)


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Position: full sun
Soil: well-drained neutral to alkaline soil
Rate of growth: average to fast Flowering period: June to July Flower colour: lavender-pink
Other features: the aromatic leaves are a useful ingredient in bouquet garni, stuffings and sauces; highly attractive to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects
Hardiness: fully hardy
Pale, lavender-pink summer flowers and luscious, lemon-scented grey-green leaves, tinged yellow. Lemon-scented thyme makes a lovely, summer flowering scented edge for a sunny herb garden. Perfect for planting in between paving stones, the aromatic leaves are an important ingredient in bouquet garni, stuffings and sauces.Garden care: After flowering cut back hard using garden shears to retain a neat compact shape. Lift and divide large clumps in early spring.

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