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Ocimum 'African Blue Basil'

Common Name:
African blue basil
Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Family:
Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)
Geographic Origin:
Hybrid origin
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
18-24 inches
Landscape/Garden Uses:
rock gardens
Flowering Season:
Summer
Flower Color:
Light pink
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Moderate to occasional watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 30-32 degrees F.
New leaves purple than dark green. Pinkish flowers. Leaves have a camphor flavor.O. kilimandscharicum x basilicum.