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Borage - Borago officinalis Borage is an annual with blue, star-shaped flowers that hang downward and are edible. Use in a salad or use as a garnish. Bakers candy them for decoration. Young borage leaves can be cooked like spinach and taste like cucumber. Borage is also known as bee's bread because honeybees love the nectar. Large and sprawling plants with leaves that are covered with bristly hairs.
Zones: 1 through 10
Height: Up to 12-24 inches
Flower Color: Blue
Plant Type: Annual
Light Requirement: Sun
Bloom Time: Mid - Late Season
Seeds per Packet: 50+
Seeds per Pound: 24,000
Is this wildflower invasive: No
Is this wildflower endangered: No
Is this wildflower edible: Yes
Is this wildflower medicinal: No