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Ocimum basilicum 'Well -Sweep Purple Miniature'/'Purple, Wind-Sweep' Basil

Ocimum basilicum 'Well -Sweep Purple Miniature' / Ocimum basilicum 'Well -Sweep Purple Miniature'
Dwarf plant with green foliage over layered with purple
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Dwarf plant with green foliage over layered with purple

Close-up of foliage with purplish cast

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Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum 'Well -Sweep Purple Miniature'
Common Name: 'Purple, Wind-Sweep' Basil
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Herb
Comments: This small, purple leaved basal seldon grows over 6 inches high and only about 8 inches in spread. A perennial in zones 9b and higher and treated as an annual elsewhere. The small purple leaves can add color and interest to a garden salad.