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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
description:
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.

usage:
Rock garden, troughs and containers.
Culinary herb.

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

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