Vigorous, basil branching plants with unusually long stems and large double florets spaced closely together. Shatter resistant blooms come in lovely, clear colours including dark blue, pink shades, white and more. Towering plants to 90 cm (3′) high make an impressive statement for the back of the border. May self-sow and establish persistent stands. In Zones 5 & 6, direct sowing in mid to late April produces excellent results. Protect seedlings from extremes such as frost or heavy rain when establishing.