Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Nature Attraction
Bees
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Pink
Purple
Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Easy to Grow
Ground Cover
Container
Rock Garden
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Thymus vulgaris var. 'French'

French Thyme

Narrow leaves are distinctively greyer than english varieties. Prefered by the French for its sweeter taste, it is indispensible in French cuisine. Slightly less hardy than english thymes, it may need some shelter and winter protection in Zone 5.

Height:

10 Inches

Thymus (time'-us)

Family: Lamiaceae · Common Name: Thyme

Fragrant foliage may be glossy green, felted, silver, golden or variegated and forms creeping mats of low bushy mounds. Masses of tiny flowers in shades of lavender, pink and white. Excellent bee plants.

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