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Thymus pulegioides/Oregano Thyme, Lemon Thyme


Foliage

Foliage

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Scientific Name: Thymus pulegioides
Common Name: Oregano Thyme, Lemon Thyme
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
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Comments: This is a mat-forming thyme which produces interesting foliage which turns reddish-purple in the winter. Prefers full sunlight and a well-drained soil. Excellent choice for raised planters. Thymes cannot tolerate cold, wet soils.