(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.
All transplants are not available for shipping, only for local pick up. Call or text 408-981-6181 to make an appointment first, then pick up at the parking lot of 1136 South De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129.