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Botanical name: Thymus pulegioides 'Aureus'
Other names: Golden large thyme, Thymus x citriodorus 'Aureus', Thymus 'Golden Lemon' misapplied
Variety or cultivar: 'Aureus' _ 'Aureus' is a bushy, low-growing, evergreen subshrub with aromatic bright yellow and green, variegated leaves and erect spikes of tiny, lavender-pink flowers in summer.
Thymus pulegioides 'Aureus' is: Evergreen
Flower: Lilac-pink in Summer
Foliage: Variegated, Green, Bright-yellow in All seasons
Fragrance: Foliage is aromatic (lemon thyme).
Habit: Bushy, Spreading
Pests: Generally pest free.
Diseases: Generally disease free.
Propagation methods: Division, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Thymus pulegioides 'Aureus' (Golden large thyme) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 0.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Between paving stones, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Flavouring food and drinks, Beds and borders, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock, Foliage only
Cultivation: Grow in most alkaline or neutral, well-drained soil in full sun.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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