This aromatic and highly ornamental culinary herb features attractive reddish to dark purple leaves and a flavor that has been likened to a blend of coriander, cinnamon and citrus, maybe a bit of clove scent. Makes a great goth garden foliage plant. Perilla frutescens also called shiso belonging to the mint family, Lamiaceae and has many medicinal benefits. Sometimes called Red Mint, the culinary uses of this powerhouse herb are almost endless.
Other Names: Wild Basil, Beefsteak Plant, Herb Seeds, Perilla frutescens, Japanese Perilla