Thymus x citriodorus - Variegated Lemon Thyme

Thymus x citriodorus is more commonly known as Variegated Lemon Thyme, and oh boy, if you are looking for one plant to add to your herb or cottage garden, make it this one! It has beautifully fragrant, variegated green and white leaves that have a lemony flavour and will do well sitting on your window sill, in a cottage or kitchen garden, in pots, between pavers, or as a border plant. 

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Description

Do you need low maintenance, quick growing and edible ground cover that looks oh so cute? Great in between pavers, as an edging plant, or in pots, this baby will not disappoint. She has tiny green leaves variegated with white; they grow on trailing stems and become covered in tiny pink flowers in spring. She is bee attracting, and her lemony scented leaves help to keep the bad bugs away. 

Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground, and are excellent performers for your garden - it's our plant promise guarantee!

 

 

  • Description
  • Do you need low maintenance, quick growing and edible ground cover that looks oh so cute? Great in between pavers, as an edging plant, or in pots, this baby will not disappoint. She has tiny green leaves variegated with white; they grow on trailing stems and become covered in tiny pink flowers in spring. She is bee attracting, and her lemony scented leaves help to keep the bad bugs away. 

    Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground, and are excellent performers for your garden - it's our plant promise guarantee!

     

     

  • Quick Facts
  • What to use me for: I am so cute in a herb or flower garden and I smell and taste delicious too 

    I grow to: 25cm high, 30cm wide 

    Where to place me: I will do my best in a full sun spot

    My features: I am drought tolerant once established and will flower from October through until March

    Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently. 

  • Size
  • I am currently
    5-10 cm in a 42mm nursery tube 

    I grow to
     

  • Growing
  • How to water me
    Once established, I am drought tolerant and like to be kept on the drier side and only need water when the first few cms of my soil are dry to touch.

    Soil PH
    I will do my best with a soil PH level between 5.5-6.5; you can read more about the importance of PH levels here

    Potting needs
    If you are planting me in a pot, I really like a good quality potting mix

    Tips and tricks
    My care is super simple, plant me in full sun and don't overwater me, and you'll be eating fresh herbs in no time. To keep me nice and compact, give me a trim in spring. 

    I look good with
    I look good with Leptospermum brachyandrum Silver and Westringia to make a modern Mediterranean cottage style garden.

  • Delivery
  • Once your new plant babes are dispatched you will receive tracking information so you can keep an eye on its journey. Once in transit, packages usually take 2-10 business days to arrive. If you need it delivered ASAP we recommend upgrading to express post to get it there faster. 

    So your babes arrive in the best condition we hold off shipping if there is an upcoming public holiday or crazy weather event. We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants, and fast, free delivery to your door.

Description

Do you need low maintenance, quick growing and edible ground cover that looks oh so cute? Great in between pavers, as an edging plant, or in pots, this baby will not disappoint. She has tiny green leaves variegated with white; they grow on trailing stems and become covered in tiny pink flowers in spring. She is bee attracting, and her lemony scented leaves help to keep the bad bugs away. 

Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground, and are excellent performers for your garden - it's our plant promise guarantee!

 

 

Quick Facts

What to use me for: I am so cute in a herb or flower garden and I smell and taste delicious too 

I grow to: 25cm high, 30cm wide 

Where to place me: I will do my best in a full sun spot

My features: I am drought tolerant once established and will flower from October through until March

Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently. 

Size

I am currently
5-10 cm in a 42mm nursery tube 

I grow to
 

Growing

How to water me
Once established, I am drought tolerant and like to be kept on the drier side and only need water when the first few cms of my soil are dry to touch.

Soil PH
I will do my best with a soil PH level between 5.5-6.5; you can read more about the importance of PH levels here

Potting needs
If you are planting me in a pot, I really like a good quality potting mix

Tips and tricks
My care is super simple, plant me in full sun and don't overwater me, and you'll be eating fresh herbs in no time. To keep me nice and compact, give me a trim in spring. 

I look good with
I look good with Leptospermum brachyandrum Silver and Westringia to make a modern Mediterranean cottage style garden.

Delivery

Once your new plant babes are dispatched you will receive tracking information so you can keep an eye on its journey. Once in transit, packages usually take 2-10 business days to arrive. If you need it delivered ASAP we recommend upgrading to express post to get it there faster. 

So your babes arrive in the best condition we hold off shipping if there is an upcoming public holiday or crazy weather event. We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants, and fast, free delivery to your door.

Quick Facts

What to use me for: I am so cute in a herb or flower garden and I smell and taste delicious too 

I grow to: 25cm high, 30cm wide 

Where to place me: I will do my best in a full sun spot

My features: I am drought tolerant once established and will flower from October through until March

Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently. 

Size

I am currently
5-10 cm in a 42mm nursery tube 

I grow to
 

Growing

How to water me
Once established, I am drought tolerant and like to be kept on the drier side and only need water when the first few cms of my soil are dry to touch.

Soil PH
I will do my best with a soil PH level between 5.5-6.5; you can read more about the importance of PH levels here

Potting needs
If you are planting me in a pot, I really like a good quality potting mix

Tips and tricks
My care is super simple, plant me in full sun and don't overwater me, and you'll be eating fresh herbs in no time. To keep me nice and compact, give me a trim in spring. 

I look good with
I look good with Leptospermum brachyandrum Silver and Westringia to make a modern Mediterranean cottage style garden.

Delivery

Once your new plant babes are dispatched you will receive tracking information so you can keep an eye on its journey. Once in transit, packages usually take 2-10 business days to arrive. If you need it delivered ASAP we recommend upgrading to express post to get it there faster. 

So your babes arrive in the best condition we hold off shipping if there is an upcoming public holiday or crazy weather event. We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants, and fast, free delivery to your door.

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