Bronze Fennel

Plant Specifications Foeniculum vulgare ‘purpureum’. Half Day Sun. Perennial. Height: up to 3’ Width: 12” The perennial herb fennel differs from the annual vegetable fennel, in that it does not form a white, swollen base. Threadlike, feathery, bronze-purple leaves similar to dill, it blooms with tiny edible flowers in midsummer. New growth is bronze-purple throughout…

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Opal Red Rubin Basil

Plant Specifications Ocimum basilicum ‘Purpurascens’. Partial Sun. Tender Annual. Height: 1 ½’ is an improved variety of Dark opal basil. Like many culinary basils, it is a cultivar of Ocimum basilicum (sweet basil). This basil variety has unusual reddish-purple leaves, and a clove-like spiciness flavor, making it superb for salads and garnishes. It is also…

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Lime Basil

Plant Specifications Ocimum basilicum ‘americanum’. Sun to Partial Sun. Annual. Height: up to 2’. Width 2’. Both Lemon and Lime are varieties of basil are freshly citrus scented and offers an unusual, dramatic, tasty basil. This rare and tasty basil will work wonders in vinegar, with fish, salad dressings, sauces, and oils. In the Garden…

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Lemon Tabriz Basil

Plant Specifications Sun to Partial Sun. Annual This basil has a stronger lemon taste than Lemon or Lime Basil. It grows taller and faster as well. In the Garden Lemon Tabriz basil grows great in a vegetable or flower garden. It grows very tall and fast and will quickly outgrow a container. It will not…

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Holy Basil

Plant Specifications Plant Specifications coming soon. In the Garden Holy Basil will do great in your flower garden or in a container. It needs well-drained soil and will do best with only a half-day of sun. It attracts butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds when it is blooming. The plant is an annual but it will re-seed…

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Herbs

In general use, herbs are any plants used for food, flavoring, medicine, or perfume. Culinary use typically distinguishes herbs as referring to the leafy green parts of a plant (either fresh or dried), from a “spice”, a product from another part of the plant (usually dried), including seeds, berries, bark, roots and fruits.    …

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Cuban Basil

Plant Specifications Ocimum basilicum ‘Cuban’ Annual. Full Sun Height: 2′ In the Garden It has heart shaped leaves that are about an inch long and an inch wide. It rarely flowers but when it does the flowers are white. It originated in Cuba which is where it gets its’ name. It grows upright similar to…

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Cinnamon Basil

Plant Specifications Ocimum basilicum ‘Cinnamon’ Annual Full Sun Height: 3′ In the Garden Originally from Mexico, it produces light lavender flowers with purple flower stems. It likes the full sun but is not drought tolerant so keep it watered. This basil likes the heat and warm soil as long as it gets enough water. It…

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Aussie Sweetie Tricolor Basil

Plant Specifications Ocimum xcitriodorum Annual Full Sun Height: 2′-3′ In the Garden Aussie Sweetie Tricolor does not produce flowers. The leaves have three different colors: green, light green, and white, hence the name ‘tricolor. This basil will do best if you plant it in your garden instead of a container. It likes the full sun…

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Aussie Sweetie Basil

Plant Specifications Ocimum xcitriodorum Annual. Sun to Partial Sun Height: 14 – 28” Width 8-10” Originally named for its development in Austin, Texas, (also known as the “Lesbos or Greek Column” basil) is a hybrid basil with small leaves, a columnar shape and a very sweet clove and citrus aroma. It generally does not flower,…

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