Photo Courtesy of Kurt Bluemel

Thymus citriodorus (Lemon Thyme)

This aromatic herbaceous perennial features lemony-fragranced ovate-lanceolate dark green leaves with creamy variegation grot on thin aromatic stems, and make a savoury, earthy addition to meat and fish dishes, as well as salads, soups, stews, and sauces. May be used fresh or dried. Tiny pale lilac flowers appear at the top of the spikes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms midsummer
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to drought
Fragrant
Edible

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Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Low to Moderate Moisture

This evergreen, clump-forming, fragrant perennial features grey-green foliage and flower spikes of navy blue that lighten as they mature. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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This dwarf evergreen shrub grows in a compact, ball-like habit with bright green foliage.  Slow growth rate.

Spring to winter interest
1-1.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Evergreen

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Spikes of violet blue grow in a dense habit, along with deep green ribbed foliage that trails halfway up the stems to meet the flower blooms. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid- to late summer
2 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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