GB CULTURAL INFO: A/Spacing 15"
SEEDS PER PACKET: 55
SOURCE CODE: O
PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Sow seed 15" apart, or broadcast carefully, from Spring to mid-Summer. Plants mature in 8 weeks. Reseeds itself easily. Borage tolerates poor soil but flourishes in good, slightly alkaline soil. Plant in full or filtered sun. This drought-resistant annual grows to a height of 18-36". Does not transplant well.
BOTANICAL NAME: Borago officinalis
DESCRIPTION: Annual. Bright blue edible flowers and young, cucumber-flavor leaves used in salads, garnish, beverages. Reputed to improve the flavor & growth of many plants. Tolerates poor soil, re-seeds itself freely, and is a drought- resistant. Grows in as little as 8 weeks. Medicinal. "Borage for courage."