Spicy Orange Thyme - Scented Herb Groundcover
This evergreen creeping thyme groundcover herb will delight each time it is stepped on releasing the spicy orange fragrance. Reaching 2 to 4 inches tall, this low growing herb will spread up to 12 inches wide. Space plants 12 inches apart for continued coverage.
Thymus x citriodorus, spicy orange thyme is a spreader. Plant near outdoor sitting areas to enjoy the aroma. The spikey, needle-like foliage can be used in dishes such as chicken, fish, soups and sauces.
- Deer resistant
- Drought tolerant
- Border plant
- Lavender flower in late spring
To start your spicy orange thyme dishes, try this Spicy Orange Marinated Chicken!
Spicy Orange Thyme is grown in pint pots.
- Category: Groundcover Plants, Perennials, Perennial Plants, Herb Plants, Evergreen Perennials
- Plant Type: Evergreen
- Light Requirement: Full Sun
- Soil Condition: Dry, Well Drained
- Bloom Season: Spring, Summer
- Bloom Color: Pink, Purple
- Mature Height: 0 - 1ft
- Growth Rate: Medium-growing
- Planting Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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