60 seeds $2.50
Borage is an annual herb that is mainly grown for its edible flowers. The star-shaped, bright blue flowers can be candied, used as a garnish or cake decoration, floated in drinks, or frozen inside ice cubes. Young leaves can be added to soups, salads and teas. The leaves and flowers have a mild, cucumber flavor.
Borage is recommended as a companion plant for tomatoes and strawberries. It attracts pollinators, increasing fruit yield. Sow the seeds in successive plantings to ensure a steady supply of flowers.
You may want to give borage a permanent spot in the garden, as it will self-sow and return year after year.
height 24" spacing 12"
Sowing Borage Seeds
Sow borage seeds outdoors 2 weeks before the last frost date. Sow 1/4" deep. Thin to 12" apart. Full sun to light shade.