|Empress of India is a dwarf, bushy annual with purple-green leaves. Produces semi-double, velvety, rich scarlet flowers. Derived from Majus. Majus is a strong-growing, annual climber with rounded to kidney-shaped, wavey-margined, light green leaves. Produces long-spurred, red, orange or yellow flowers. This is an excellent plant for an herb garden border or trained to climb up trellises or fences.