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Thymus x citriodorus 'Aureus' /Golden Lemon Thyme

Thymus x citriodorus 'Aureus'     / Thymus x citriodorus 'Aureus'
Golden Lemon Thyme in landscape planting with Ajuga
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Golden Lemon Thyme in landscape planting with Ajuga

This is an image of the Lime Scented Thyme with several flower spikes

This is the Lime Scented Thyme with variegated foliage ('Variegatus')

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Scientific Name: Thymus x citriodorus 'Aureus'
Common Name: Golden Lemon Thyme
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Herb
Comments: This variegated form of Lemon thyme has yellow edged leaves. When hot summer days arrive, the golden edges almost disappear. The selection has a very strong lemon scent. Used fresh or dried in and wide variety of food preparation and beverages.