Genus of annual, fragrant leaves, often with coloured foliage for which it is grown.
Latin name: Perilla frutescens "Red Skin"
Grow in full sun for a richer foliage colour, or in partial shade, in fertile soils.
Plant in groups and in flowerpots.
Propagated by seeds.
No disease problems.
Big, annual plant with bronze-tinged, fragrant leaves.