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Basil, Purple Ruffles


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Purple Ruffles Basil

1/4 gram

All-America Selections winner. 

Purple Ruffles is one of the most stunning basil plants.

It has large frilly purple leaves. 

Very fragrant and sweet.

Stunning on salads and a great flavor in herbal vinegars.

20% of the plants may show green form.  This is normal for this selection.

Recommended by the Following State Universities or Ag Extension Offices as a variety that performs well for their region AL,GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN

Herbal Lemonade Boil 2 cups of water and pour over a 2" sprig of rosemary OR 1 heaping tablespoon of lavender flowers. Steep for 5-8 minutes and then remove herbs. Add 1/3 c. sugar or honey and stir to dissolve. Pour into a 1 quart jar and add 1/4 c. lemon juice. Fill the rest of the way with cold water. Chill and taste, adjusting lemon and sweetness to taste. Serve over ice, with a small fresh sprig of rosemary or lavender if you like.

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