Borago officinalis 

An annual herb with edible foliage and lovely, edible, blue, star-shaped flowers that will also attract many pollinators to the garden.

Annual herb with a long history of medicinal and culinary use in European and American gardens. Edible, star-shaped, periwinkle blue flowers hang in clusters and attract bees and other pollinators. Foliage is covered in tiny white hairs that give the plant a wooly appearance Both flowers and leaves are edible and have a mild cucumber flavor. Use flowers to candy or garnish salads and beverages and foliage steamed. Blooms June-July.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s):  Self- Seeding Annual
  • Height: 12-18"