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Thymus vulgaris 'French'

  • Thyme 'French' is an herb in the One Earth Edibles line.
  • Distinctively smaller leaved and sweeter flavored than 'English' Thyme, 'French' Thyme is indispensible for French cooking.
  • 'French' Thyme is a low-growing, creeping variety that works well as a ground cover, border edger, or filler for a container combination.

Interesting Notes:

Small pink and purple blossoms on 'French' Thyme are favorites among butterflies and honeybees.
'French' Thyme needs protection during the winter months.

USDA Zone: Zone 5

Color: Green

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Butterflies


  • Container
  • Great Foliage
  • Combination
  • Rock Garden
  • Edging
  • Culinary
  • Ground Cover

Combo Usage:

  • Spiller (edges, cascade)


  • Partial Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Silver

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring(Foliage)
  • Fall(Foliage)
  • Summer(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others