Vigorous, 18″-tall plants with an abundance of blue, star-shaped flowers. Edible petals taste of cucumber, adding refreshing flavor and beauty to salads and summertime drinks. A favorite of bees of all kinds. Assorted medicinal uses.
Days of Maturity: 60-70
Latin name: Borago officinalis
Life cycle: Annual
Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked.
Plant every 6 weeks for continual blooms.
Seeding depth: ½” Seeding rate: 2-6”.
Row spacing 18″- 36″
For more tips on when to plant flowers check out our NW Flower Planting Calendar!
- All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!