For culinary uses in pesto, with tomatoes, in Italian dishes and to flavor oils. Infusion made from chopped leaves also reported to remedy stomach aliments. Pinch flower buds out before blooming to maintain best leaf flavor.
Purple basil with less reversion to green than other purple varieties; same culinary uses as green with added appeal as an ornamental in the garden.
Dwarf, mounding habit with very small leaves, good for containers or gardens with limited space.
Your basic basil, grows to about 2 1/2 ft.