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Basil, a popular herb in Italian dishes, pasta sauces, meats and salads. Heavily scented leaves can be used fresh, dried or quick freeze. Pinch to promote bushier plants. Pinch flower stocks. Harvest if temperatures are expected to dip below 40 degrees in the fall. Heat tolerant.
Aristotle Basil - Tiny flavorful leaves create a mound perfect for containers. Use fresh or dried. Recommended harvest at 6".
Dark Opal Basil - Handsome, deep purple heavily-scented leaves are followed by pink flowers.
Italian Large Leaf Basil - Large, scented leaves for pasta sauces, meats, salads. Lavender flowers. Prefers moist, nutrient-rich soil.

Uses: containers, flower beds
Full sun
Plant in well drained but moist soil
Height: 8" - 24" tall depending on variety
Plant 12" - 18" apart depending on variety
Growability: easy


Parrans stock a very large inventory of flowers, hanging baskets, containers and vegetables. However we cannot guarantee availability of specific plants. Shop early in the season for best selection.