Blue star shaped flowers with hairy cucumber flavored leaves.

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Borago officinalis

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.

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Weight 1.3 lbs