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Thymus pulegioides 'Bertram Anderson'
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common name: Lemon-scented Thyme
synonyms: Thymus x citriodorus 'Bertram Anderson', Thymus x citriodorus 'Anderson's Gold', Thymus x citriodorus 'E.B. Anderson'
perennial, evergreen, scented/aromatic
yellow & green
dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Small greyish-green leaves strongly suffused with yellow and often with red tinged tips in winter. Lemon scented. Compact, mounding to rounded shrub. Pale pinkish mauve flowers in summer.
Rock garden, troughs and containers.
Named by Joe Elliot for his friend E.B. Anderson.