Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Nature Attraction
Hummingbirds
Bees
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Pink
Attributes
Good Cut Flowers
Fragrant
Container
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture
Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Ocimum basilicum ''Purpurascens'

Red Rubin Basil

Attractive purple-garnet leaves and pink flowers. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Suitable for growing in containers. Leaves are used for culinary flavoring, and has best flavor when picked before it flowers.

Attracts Butterflies

Height:

18-24 Inches

Spacing:

12"

Bloom Time:

Summer to fall

Bloom Color:

Pink

Ocimum (o-sy'-mum)

Family: Labiatae · Common Name: Basil

Wonderful assortment of green or purple leaved warm weather annuals exude sweet pungent aroma and the flavorful leaves are used in a variety of dishes. Great addition to the vegetable or flower garden and excellent in patio containers.

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