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Mark A. Miller

(Basil, Magical Michael Basil)

An All-American winner for 2002, ‘Magic Michael’ is a very fragrant compact basil with deep green leaves and ornamental white flowers with rosy purple calyces. This low, rounded cultivar looks great in containers and flower gardens as well as herb and vegetable beds, and its pungent leaves are best eaten cooked in sauces and dishes.

For many, basil is the perfect culinary herb. It is a bushy annual, or short-lived perennial, that originates from Africa and Asia. As summer warms up, ‘Magic Michael’...

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Jesse Saylor

(Basil)

The dwarf bush basil, 'Minette', has small, fragrant, sweet basil leaves with pleasing flavor. It is an attractive foliage plant as well as herb and looks great in containers.

For many, basil is the perfect culinary herb. It is a bushy annual, or short-lived perennial, that originates from Africa and Asia. As summer warms up, it produces spikes of two-lipped, white flowers. After flowering, plants put fewer resources towards foliage production and more towards flowers and seeds. This results in...

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Jesse Saylor

(Basil)

For many, this is the perfect culinary herb with a thousand and one flavorful uses. Sweet basil is a bushy annual, or short-lived evergreen perennial, that originates from Eurasia and Africa. It has been broadly cultivated for centuries and boasts a wide array of cultivars of varying sizes, colors, textures and tastes. Anyone who has compared the sweet, aromatic flavor of large-leaved Italian basil to the sharp flavor of purple-leaved basil can tell you they are profoundly different. Some basil cultivars...

For many, this is the perfect culinary herb with a thousand and one flavorful uses. Sweet basil is a bushy annual, or short-lived evergreen perennial, that originates from Eurasia and Africa. It has been broadly cultivated for centuries and boasts a wide array of cultivars of varying sizes, colors, textures and tastes. Anyone who has compared the sweet, aromatic flavor of large-leaved Italian basil to the sharp flavor of purple-leaved basil can tell you they are profoundly different. Some basil cultivars...

(Basil, Pistou Basil)

A compact basil that forms dense, symmetrical hummocks of petite, pungent leaves, 'Pistou' is well suited for both ornamental and culinary plantings. Of French origin, it is one of hundreds of selections of Ocimum basilicum, an annual or short-lived perennial from tropical Asia that has long been cultivated for its aromatic, flavorful leaves.

The fragrant, rich-green, oval leaves of 'Pistou' are densely borne on low, shrubby, mounded plants. The sweetly spicy leaves taste great in salads,...

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James H. Schutte

(Basil, Queenette Basil)

Prized for their sweetly spicy leaves that taste and smell of cloves, Thai basils figure prominently in many Southeast Asian dishes. The cultivar 'Queenette' bears zesty, purple-flushed green leaves on maroon stems. Like all Thai basils, it descends from Ocimum basilicum, an annual or short-lived perennial from tropical Asia that has long been cultivated for its aromatic, flavorful leaves.

The bright-green, purple-tinged, oval leaves of this basil contrast strikingly with its erect,...

For many, this is the perfect culinary herb with a thousand and one flavorful uses. Sweet basil is a bushy annual, or short-lived evergreen perennial, that originates from Eurasia and Africa. It has been broadly cultivated for centuries and boasts a wide array of cultivars of varying sizes, colors, textures and tastes. Anyone who has compared the sweet, aromatic flavor of large-leaved Italian basil to the sharp flavor of purple-leaved basil can tell you they are profoundly different. Some basil cultivars...

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Carol Cloud Bailey

(Basil, Dwarf Bush Basil)

The super tidy and cute ‘Spicy Globe’ is a dwarf sweet basil with ornamental and culinary value. It has tiny, green, spicy sweet leaves that taste great in salads or pasta sauce. The small, spherical plants also look great in window boxes, kitchen gardens, containers and borders.

For many, basil is the perfect culinary herb. It is a bushy annual, or short-lived perennial, that originates from Eurasia and Africa. As summer warms up, it produces spikes of two-lipped, white or pale lavender flowers....

(Basil, Summerlong Basil)

Bearing a summer-long bounty of zesty, fragrant leaves on compact, bolt-resistant plants, this Burpee introduction is well suited for both ornamental and culinary plantings. It is one of hundreds of selections of Ocimum basilicum, an annual or short-lived perennial from tropical Asia that has long been cultivated for its aromatic, flavorful leaves.

The fragrant, bright-green, oval leaves of this basil are densely borne on low, shrubby, mounded plants. The robustly flavored leaves taste...

(Basil, Well-Sweep Purple Miniature Basil)

Distinguished by its colorful foliage and its dense compact habit, this introduction from New Jersey herb-grower Cyrus Hyde is well suited for both ornamental and culinary use. It is one of hundreds of selections of Ocimum basilicum, an annual or short-lived perennial from tropical Asia that has long been cultivated for its aromatic, flavorful leaves.

The fragrant, oval leaves of this basil are purple when young, fading to olive-green with age. They are densely borne on low, shrubby,...