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Basil 'African Blue'

African Blue Basil/Ocimum basilicum (Annual)

  • Category: Annual, Herbs
  • Hardiness Zone:10
  • Height:16-18 in
  • Spread:16-24 in
  • Bloom Color: Pink

A sterile, very ornamental and edible Basil. Deep purple veining on green leaves make this an attractive culinary and garden choice. The flowers can also be used to top pasta dishes, garnish plates, and add to beverages. Leaves are generally used fresh.

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Purple
Soil Moisture
Well-Drained
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
August - September