Thymus x citriodorus
Lemon Thyme is a very useful herb, which can be used to provide a lemon flavour to a roast chicken, add to a herb crumb for fish, use in Italian dishes, as a marinade or in dressings. Thyme also has antiseptic properties.
- Hardy evergreen perennial
- Height 30cm
- Mid green leaves with pinkish purple flowers in summer
- Sunny position
- Free draining poor soil
- Clipping encourages growth but do so 1 month prior to frosts