Borage

Scientific Name: 
Borago officinalis
Family Name: 
Boraginaceae
Plant Description: 
A great companion plant for tomatoes and strawberries, it can self seed and spread easily though. Pretty blue flowers very attractive to bees.
Plant Height: 
50cm-100cm
Plant Width: 
50cm-80cm
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Medicinal
Oil
Bee Fodder
Of Interest: 
Borage has a wide variety of uses including as an edible leafy vegetable, as a tea and for medicinal purposes. Bees just love it and it's a good companion plant for tomatoes and strawberries...but it can go wild in the garden if you let it self seed.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Annual
Plant Type: 
Herb
Flower
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate

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