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ARUGULA    Eruca vesicaria sativa
ROQUETTE image ROQUETTE (h) 12-18 inches. A mustard-like plant with horseradish-flavored leaves and edible white, yellow or purple flowers in summer. Use the flowers, leaves and seeds in salads and stir fries. Cook young leaves like spinach. Grow in a sunny spot in rich, well-drained soil.
BASIL    Ocimum basilicum
AFRICAN BLUE image AFRICAN BLUE (h) 24 inches. African blue basil (Ocimum kilimandscharicum × basilicum 'Dark Opal') is one of a few types of basil that are perennial. It blooms profusely like an annual, but being sterile can never go to seed. These blooms are very good at attracting bees and other pollinators. The herb reportedly yields a tasty pesto with a "rich, mellow flavor" and can be used as a seasoning in soups and salads. Plant in a full sun garden with well-drained soil.
GENOVESE image GENOVESE (h) 18 inches. Clusters of small, white tubular flowers appear in summer. They have a lovely sweet classic basil flavor. The leaves are green, oval, and pointed, and smell wonderful when crushed.
HOLY image HOLY (h) 30 inches. Holy Basil, also known as Ram Tulsi, is a green variety of basil with pink flowers in the summer. This plant is used as a medicinal herb that helps prevent colds and flu, and cleanses the respiratory system of infection. The oil is used as an antioxidant, relieving aches and pains. In addition to being a sacred medicinal herb, this basil is also a potent natural pest repellent and companion plant.
LEMON image LEMON (h) 18-24 inches. An annual herb with lemon-scented foliage and white to purplish flowers in summer. Ideal for soothing herbal teas or flavoring poultry, fish and legume dishes. Grow in a sunny spot in well-drained soil. Keep moist in dry weather.
SPICY GLOBE image SPICY GLOBE Spicy Globe Basil is a delightful garden plant because of its very round, compact shape and tiny, flavorful leaves, roughly half the size of sweet basil. The hearty flavor makes it a good candidate for spicier Thai and Italian dishes, in sparing amounts.
SWEET image SWEET (h) 12-18 inches. Highly aromatic, annual herb with large, heart-shaped leaves, a compact habit and white flowers in summer. Use fresh or dry leaves to flavor tomato dishes, pasta, fish, poultry and soups. Grow in moist, well-drained soil in a sunny position. Keep moist and protect from snails and slugs.
THAI image THAI (h) 18-24 inches. This variety of basil is used widely in Thai and Vietnamese cooking to flavor fish, soup, curries and beef dishes. Young shoots may be harvested for four months or more. Grow in a sunny to partly shaded position in moist, well-drained soil.
TRY image TRY (h) 24-30 inches. Now you can grow and "try" 3 popular basils in one. This eye-catching trio offers three distinctive basils in one collection, with a range of flavors and fragrances. You’ll get a mixture of traditional Italian Genovese basil, gorgeous dark red basil, and striking serrated-leaf basil all in one pot—an excellent, versatile choice for home chefs! This combination of basil will add a unique flavor to your dining table.
BORAGE    Boraginaceae
BORAGE image BORAGE The borage herb, also known as starflower, is an old fashioned plant that can grow up to two feet tall with a bushy habit. Growing borage provides the gardener with cucumber-flavored leaves for tea and other beverages as well as bright starry blue flowers for decorating salads. The vibrant flowers are a bee hotspot attracting bumble bees, honey bees and small native bees. Limited Quantities.
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