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Rose/purple tube-shaped flowers with woolly bracts are found clustered at the top & upper leaf axils from June through September, weakly aromatic leaves can be used as a seasoning or tea, drought tolerant, attracts butterflies & bees, spreads by seed and rhizomes. This species is native to part of North America (listed below) & introduced from Europe elsewhere.

Dry To Average
Sun To Part Shade
1-1.5 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: Zone 4a-6b
Deer resistant

Native Range: Labrador across s ON to MN, south to TN & NC

Germination - Very Easy: No treatment. Small seed. Surface sow.

Wild Basil Seed Packet $4.00

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