Opal Bush Basil

Plant Specifications

Ocimum Minmum Purple Bush. Annual Full Sun. Height 8″ – 12″.
Tiny delicate purple leaves with a sweet, spicy scent. Elongated lavender blooms in Summer

In the Garden

A low-growing miniature that needs plenty of light. Does best in well-drained, sandy soil. Do not over water as roots can rot. Trim flowers as needed to encourage more blooms.

Plant Uses

Generally used more as an ornamental, rather than culinary. Compliments a flower garden with fragrances close to cinnamon and mint. Can be used as infusions, garnishes or sachets.