Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Foliage Attribute
Variegated
Attributes
Easy to Grow
Fragrant
Container
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
Picture courtesy of Ball Seed

Ocimum x citriodorum 'Perpetual Pesto'

Basil

This Basil has variegated, bright green foliage edged in a contrasting cream color. It is fragrant and has a nice lemon scent. It is a fast grower, and tends to grow in a bushy habit.

Height:

12-36 in

Bloom Time:

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Bloom Color:

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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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