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botanical name:
Thymus pulegioides 'Bertram Anderson'
Thymus pulegioides 'Bertram Anderson' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lemon-scented Thyme
synonyms:  Thymus x citriodorus 'Bertram Anderson', Thymus x citriodorus 'Anderson's Gold', Thymus x citriodorus 'E.B. Anderson'
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.10m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: mauve
main season: All Year
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: 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.
Culinary herb.

other notes:
Named by Joe Elliot for his friend E.B. Anderson.
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