Week 18 – May 08, 2021

Plant Information

Purple Ruffles Basil

  • Purple Ruffles Basil - Bloom
  • Purple Ruffles Basil - Container
  • Purple Ruffles Basil - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum

Common Name: Basil

Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Scented Foliage

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 18 - 26" (46 - 66cm)

Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

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.

Grower Information:

  • Ornamental variety has fragrant, ruffled, deep purple leaves with mild anise flavour. All-America Selections National Winner.