Borage (Borago officinalis) is a Mediterranean shrub that’s easy to grow in a diverse range of soil types and climates. The leaves are edible, although the star shaped blue purple flowers are what this plant is known for.
The delicate blossoms can be harvested and are commonly eaten fresh or added to salads. Plants reach approximately three feet in diameter when mature. A beneficial insect attractor for all sorts of pollinators both large and small. Will readily reseed at the end of the season.
50-60 days from seed to harvestable flowers. Annual.
Seeds are certified organic by Oregon Tilth.