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Borage BLUE (Borago officinalis)


Annual

Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Culinary

Medicinal
Height: 2 feet
Aspect: Full sun
Soil Type: Free-draining & light
Uses: Culinary, salads & drinks, Medicinal
Care: Allow to self seed or collect seed to distribute
Usually available: April to August
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Description:

Borage BLUE (Borago officinalis)

Borage BLUE – Borago officinalis

Borage BLUE – Borago officinalis is a hardy annual that will self-seed quite merrily! Bristly stems and leaves with stunning blue star shaped flowers. The flowers are particularly attractive to bees and other pollinators.

Grow in well drained soil in a sunny position. Allow to set seed or collect it before it dies back fully.

A versatile culinary plant to grow which can be used in a variety of ways in the kitchen. The young leaves taste of cucumber. Use the beautiful flowers and the leaves to garnish salads and summer drinks. Put the flowers in ice cubes for use over the summer.

Borage was once said to bolster courage! Borage also has medicinal properties.

We also have a white variety available.

 

£2.10

Out of stock

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Height

2 – 3 Foot

Life Cycle

Annual

Colour

Pinks, Mauves, Blues

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

Yes

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea

Yes

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Desserts, Drinks, Garnish, Salads

Scented

No Scent

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

B

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