Herb, Borage

Catalog #0457

5314
(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.
DIRECT SEED
1/8" Deep
GERMINATION
7-14 Days
THIN
12" Apart
LIGHT
Sun/Partial Shade
Green Thumb Tip
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.

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