Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    Wild Basil (Clinopodium vulgare)
    Mint Family

    Blooms: Purple, 4-6 weeks, July-Sep
    Leaves: Small, very fragrant
    Height: 8-16”
    Space: 12-18”
    Soil: Average-Dry-Moist–highly adaptable
    Exposure: Full sun-Part sun-Part shade-Shade
    Fauna: A diverse range of small pollinators
    Seeds: Attractive silver seed heads are stacked and upright
    Deer Resistance: High
    Zone: 3-7
    Native Status: NC native, common in the Mountains, rare in the Piedmont
    Provenance: Unknown, seed grown