Silver Queen Thyme, commonly called lemon thyme is primarily grown as a culinary herb for its lemon-scented leaves. Silver Queen Thyme is a low growing plant with tiny varigated green leaves which reach their aromatic peak just before flowering. Clusters of lilac-pink flowers will appear in summer. Butterflies are attracted to the flowers.
Great as an ornamental plant as well as culinary uses.
Exceptional fragrance and flavour, one of the very best for cooking. Leaves are used fresh or dried as a seasoning in a variety of culinary uses such as salads, soups, stews, sauces, meat and fish dishes. Fresh sprigs may also be used as a garnish.
Height: 8-12 in.
Spacing: 12 in
Usage: Containers, Window Boxes, Herb Bowls, Rock Gardens
Feature: Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Attracts Butterflies, Culinary
Sold in 4" container
At Maple Park Farm, we grow Thymus x citriodorus 'Silver Queen' from unrooted cuttings. We do not use any growth regulators or chemicals in our greenhouse to control height.