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PlantFiles: Orange Thyme
Thymus 'Fragrantissimus'

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Family: Lamiaceae (lay-mee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Thymus (TY-muss) (Info)
Cultivar: Fragrantissimus

Synonym:Thymus x citriodorus

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Herbs

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Evergreen
Aromatic

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
By simple layering
By serpentine layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive hymenocallis On Jan 27, 2010, hymenocallis from Auburn, AL (Zone 8a) wrote:

Grows beautifully here in Central Alabama. Good for culinary use too..

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Auburn, Alabama
Capistrano Beach, California
Laguna Beach, California
Richmond, California
Stockton, California
Wonder Lake, Illinois
Roswell, New Mexico
Houston, Texas (2 reports)
Radford, Virginia



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