The most flavorful of the Thai basils, Siam Princess has small green and purplish leaves with red stems and purple flowers. Grows 12-18". An essential ingredient is Southeast Asian cooking, it adds its dinstinctive anise/clove flavor in curries and spicy dishes, or as a fragrant ornamental in the herb or flower garden. Known as horapa in Thai. Also used in Vietnamese dishes where it is known as hung que. A plate of raw Thai basil is often served as an accompaniment to Pho. 59 days.