Our Favorite Basil Varieties

The most versatile herb to complement fresh, light food in the heat and heart of the summer.

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Round Midnight
Photo: John Autry

Round Midnight Basil

This variety's drama comes from its striking purple color. It offers mild anise flavor and can be mixed with stronger-flavored green varieties or used alone as a garnish for light-hued dishes.

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