Try it as a flavorful garnish for sweet dishes. Green, 2" long leaves have a spicy, anise/clove flavor. Attractive purple stems and blooms. Called "Horapha" in its mother country, "Hun Que" in Vietnam. Ht. 16–20".
•Edible Flowers: Use the flowers in any recipe that calls for basil, or to garnish drinks, salads, soups, pasta, and desserts. Flavor is of intense, spicy basil with notes of clove and anise.