A mild, sweet taste that is perfect for those who love basil's flavor, but shy away from too much herbal spiciness.
It's excellent in a variety of dishes, including pesto, pasta, and salads.
'Purple Petra' also makes a lovely pink-tinted vinegar or oil.
Grow it as a companion plant for your tomatoes or in other areas of the garden as an ornamental.
Try pairing it with 'Lemon Drop' French marigold or Bells of Ireland for vibrant contrast.
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