Hairy bristles cover the leaves and flowers. The leaves have a mild cucumber taste and can be used in salads if picked young. The bright star shaped blue flowers can be put into ice cubes to add a bit of color to cold drinks or candied and used as decorations. Honeyees are very attracted to the flowers. Borage is a reseeding annual. Although the original plant will not return it will freely seed in the garden. Height 2 to 3 feet. Plants are shipped in 3.5″ containers.