Origin: tropical and subtropical Asia and Africa
Preferred Situation: warm temperate
Harvest Date: Tuesday 04 September, 2018
Seed count: 15-20
This bushy annual has bright green elliptic, aromatic leaves and bears whorls of tubular, 2-lipped lavender flowers in summer. Stems and often leaves are flushed purple.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed at 55 degrees F. or 13 degrees C. in early spring, or sow in situ in early summer. Grow in light, fertile well-drained soil in full sun.