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Ocimum basilicum 'Purple Ruffles'
Purple Ruffles Sweet Basil

Although usually sold as a tender herb, Purple Ruffles Sweet Basil makes a bold statement in sunny annual beds. When placed in full sun but in close proximity to full shade, it can be juxtaposed with chartreuse-colored Coleus for a stunning contrast of foliage colors. Alternatively, it can be combined in sunny spots with Flowering Tobacco cultivars that have lime flowers.


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