(Borago officinalis) Beautiful, blue, star-shaped flowers hang in clusters on the 2-3′ tall plants of this medicinal herb. Its leaves are covered with stiff white hairs that give the plant a wooly appearance. Bees love the abundant, bright, edible flowers, which are great for cutting and have a long vase life and can be used as a garnish in drinks and salads. The young leaves can be used in salads or dried and used to make teas and summer drinks. Plants self-sow readily. Annual.
Learn to Grow Borage
Start Indoors: 6 weeks before last frost
Gemination: 7-14 days
Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions – Sow seeds outdoors after the danger of frost has passed. Can also be started indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Borage prefers ordinary well-drained soil.