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'Basil - Dark Opal' Seeds

Ocimum basilicum




  • Annual 70cm
  • Small to medium sized leaves in variegated hues of dark purple, burgundy and green
  • Small, edible, lilac-pink flowers
  • Culinary herb
  • Suits container growing and borders



Basil - Dark Opal is an annual to 70cm with striking dark purple, slightly crinkled leaves. This variety is aromatic, bearing a clove-like scent and the leaves have a sweet, savory, and earthy flavour with notes of anise, ginger, cinnamon, clove, and mint. In the summer, the plant produces small lilac-pink, edible flowers on dark upright stalks.


Great for adding vibrant colour and flavour to salads and rice dishes. Suits container growing and borders.

Basil - Dark Opal

SKU: 522
Only 9 left in stock
  • Genus Ocimum


    Common name Basil - Dark Opal
    Plant Type Herb
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