Perilla frutescens Magilla
Known for its brightly colored leaves of dark purple to hot pink and green, Magilla™
Perilla is a vigorous annual. Magilla™ Perilla is a coleus look-alike, is in the same
family as coleus, and has similar characteristics and growing needs. The species,
Perilla frutescens, can be weedy, but Magilla is well behaved due to sterile seeds.
It grows into a 24” tall mound and is heat tolerant. Magilla™ Perilla looks great
in beds, mixed borders, and is spectacular in a container planting.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil: Well-drained, moist
Hardiness: Use as an annual