Lemon Thyme is a wonderfully durable herb and garden feature. It's variegated leaves add a nice, year-round pop of color along borders or in container planters and hanging baskets. Lavender pink flowers in the summer attract pollinators. Lemon thyme adds a distinctive lemony flavor to soups, stews, marinades and a whole array of meats and vegetable dishes, so don't be afraid to trim this one back throughout the summer. It will keep the plant looking neat and compact as well.