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Perilla 'Magilla purple'


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Magilla purple is part of the Perilla genus and is a Perilla variety. Its scientific name is Perilla 'Magilla purple'. Magilla purple is a variety of hybrid Perilla .

This striking plant features showy coleus-like foliage, but is extremely heat and cold tolerant.2 A wonderful addition to large mixed containers or for adding contrast to landscape beds.

Perilla frutescens an herb considered rich in minerals and vitamins and has anti-inflammatory properties. it has been used in the treatment of asthma, colds, cough and lung afflictions, influenza prevention, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation, food poisoning and allergic reactions.1

Magilla purple grows as an Annual and is a Ornamental. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Magilla purple is known for growing to a height of approximately 91.0 cm (2.96 feet).

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Magilla purple have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Magilla purple

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately.

Growing Magilla purple from seed

Transplanting Magilla purple

Harvesting Magilla purple

Misspellings of Perilla 'Magilla purple'


Other Names for Perilla 'Magilla purple'

Shiso, Beefsteak Plant