It grows up to 18 inches (45 cm) tall, but doesn’t grow quite as quickly as other basil plants do, taking about 72 days from seed.
Anise Basil blossoms with purple flowers and has both the aroma and flavour of anise.
Anise Basil can be used fresh, or it can be dried.
It is popular in South-Asian cooking, particularly Vietnamese.
Anise Basil is particularly good with fish.
Anise Basil is possibly native to Persia.