Purple Basil, Ornamental Basil

Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens 'Purple Ruffles'

 

 

  • Fragrant, ruffled, deep purple leaves
  • For culinary or ornamental use
  • Great for containers and beds
  • AAS Winner

Details

Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens 'Purple Ruffles' offers an ornamental benefit as well as culinary, with its fragrant, deep purple, ruffled leaves and light pink flowers. The vigorous, well-branched plants are 18-24 in. tall. This popular basil adds distinction to salads and vinegars. Be careful to not over-water when young, the soil should dry out between waterings. Loves the heat and full sun

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Type:

Annual

Herb

Sun/Shade:

Full Sun to Part Sun

Bloom Color:

Pink

Foliage Color:

Purple

Hardiness Zone:

Not hardy

Height:

16-20 inches

Spread:

12-16 inches

Benefits:

Fragrant

 
 
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