Basil: African Blue (Ocimum Kilimandscharicum)
TENDER PERENNIAL. Ht 1.2m.
This variety is very fragrant and produces an abundance of large stemmed pink flowers. Add the flowers to sour cream for baked potatoes, sprinkle over pasta dishes or salads, freeze inside ice cubes and add to champagne, white wine spritzers or summer drinks. Plant somewhere sheltered from the wind in rich, fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.