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Perilla frutescens 'Magilla'
Chinese Basil
Perilla frutescens 'Magilla'
Code: 4632Family: LamiaceaeGenus: Perilla
Plant Type:Tender Perennial or Annual
Resembling a Coleus, this plant sports pointed green and purple leaves with a bright flare of magenta down the center. Adds a spicy and colorful accent to salads! (yes, it's tasty!) Grow in sun for best flavor.
Blooms: Rarely Blooms
Growth Rate: Fast
Size Range: 18-24" tall x 18-24" wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Shade Shade
Soil: Average
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Medium
Hardiness Zone: 10,11
Cold Hardy to 30° to 40°F
Features and Benefits
Colorful Foliage Colorful FoliageCulinary Uses Culinary Uses
Fabulous Foliage Fabulous Foliage
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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