Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum
Common Name: Basil
Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)
Blooming Season: Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright
Characteristics: Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Scented Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 18 - 26" (46 - 66cm)
Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
General Information: Fragrant plants are great for herb gardens or adding scent to mixed combinations.
Ruffled, deep purple leaves are colorful addition to any recipe calling for fresh basil.