Herb, Borage

SKU: 0457A P100
  • Organic
  • Self-seeding, annual plants
  • Plants grow to 2-3 feet tall
  • Edible flowers are blue and star-shaped
  • Great for attracting pollinators

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.

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(Borago officinalis) Beautiful blue star-shaped flowers hang in clusters. The leaves are covered with stiff white hairs that give the plant a wooly appearance. Bees love the abundant bright flowers, which are great for floating in cool drinks at summer parties. Plants grow 2-3' tall and self-sow readily. Annual.

Learn to Grow it

Start Indoors: 3-4 weeks before last frost

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Germination: 7-14 Days

Light: Full Sun - Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.

Borage should be sown outdoors in your garden just before the last frost. You can sow the seeds about 1/8 inch deep somewhere with full sun. These seeds will germinate in 8-15 days and you can thin the plants to 8-12 inches apart as they grow. Borage will self-seed profusely, so choose your garden location wisely.