BASIL, African Blue

BASIL, African Blue BASIL, African Blue BASIL, African Blue

Dark green foliage has purple veins and a spicy camphor scent. One of the larger basils, African Blue is well known for its beautiful purple flower spikes and is often used in the landscape for its ornamental value. A bit milder form of basil, it is wonderful for culinary uses such as oil and vinegar infusions. Plants require moist, well-drained soil.

Genus:

Ocimum

Species:

kilimandscharicum x basilicum

Cultivar:

African Blue

Foliage Color:

Green

Flower Color:

Purple

Flower Time:

Mid season

Sun Exposure:

Sun

Soil Condition:

Well-drained

Habit:

Upright

Mature Height:

24-36"

Mature Spread:

2'

Special Uses:

Attracts birds

Attracts birds


Attracts butterflies

Attracts butterflies


Fragrant

Fragrant

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