Lemon Basil – Ocimum basilicum citriodora. Type: Annual. Height: 18 – 30 inches. Spacing: 12 – 18 inches apart. Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade. Blooms pink flowers in summer. Additional Uses: Leaves can be used fresh or dried in tomato dishes, pasta dishes, vegetables, and soups. Lemon Basil is excellent on Chicken and fish dishes. A companion plant that repels aphids, mites, and tomato hornworms. Lemon Basil – Ocimum basilicum citriodora will come in a 4-inch container and will be fully rooted. Click To Order.