Borage herb plants have attractive fuzzy leaves, and droopy, 5-petaled, star-shaped flowers in a bluish-purple color. The plant grows up to 3 feet tall, producing a continuous bloom, all the way to frost. Native to southern Europe and Asia Minor, Borage is a herb that is an excellent companion plant, and has medicinal and culinary applications.
CARE INSTRUCTIONS WATER: Borage plants need a constant supply of water.
FERTILIZER: For optimum growth, fertilize once a month during the growing season.
MEDICINAL BENEFITS/APPLICATIONS: When used in teas and paste helps to reduce fever, depression, treats diarrhea, pain and swelling. SOIL: Use well drained soil.
DISEASE: Disease problems are uncommon with this plant.