Compact but very full, attractive plants. Mild spicy aroma with hints of sweetness. Faster growing than green holy basil, and its purple flowers also make it a nice beneficial and/or ornamental. For teas, culinary, and medicinal use. Very good resistance to downy mildew. Also known as "Spice Basil" and often referred to as Ocimum sanctum, although sanctum is not botanically correct. Ht. 12-18". Avg. 45,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.