|Plant Type:||Tender, annual or short-lived perennial|
|Good Companion:||Beans, cabbage and tomato|
€2.00 – €5.00
Upright, branching, aromatic annual or short-lived perennial. The dark to light green leaves have distinct purple veining and are held on purple stems. Flowers are lavender-pink. Flavour is spicy with a hint of mint. Helps to control a variety of garden pests
Cultivation: Grow in light well-drained soil in full sun. Pinch out growing tips to encourage bushy growth and avoid early flowering. Needs an average temperature of 10oC or above
Height & Spread: 60cm x 30cm
Culinary Uses: Used as a garnish in salads and soups. Added to pesto, marinades, oils, vinegar, sauces james and honey. Flavouring for cookies and pies.