6861- African Blue Basil. Ocimum 'African Blue'
Uses: Culinary/Aromatic Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 11+)
Devotees of this unusual variety are enamoured by its attractive purplish-blue cast, strong growth habit, and sweet camphor scent. Leaf veins, flower spikes and stems are purple while the rest is green. Hybrid between dark opal and camphor basils.