- 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.
(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" Apart
Germination: 7-14 Days
Thin: 12" Apart
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Instructions - 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.