French Summer is a variety of Thyme which is a member of the Thymus family. Its botanical name is Thymus vulgaris 'French Summer'. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to Lilac. The mature flowers take a Single form. Leaves usually appear in Paris Green colour. French Summer grows as a Perennial and is a Herb. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Normally reaching to a mature height of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm), French Summer grows with a forb-like growth habit.
French Summer Thyme is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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By our calculations, you should look at sowing French Summer about 42 days before your last frost date.
The species name vulgaris is from the Latin vulgus (“the multitude, the masses”) + -āris, and means “common”, “usual”, or “commonly known” 1.