Borage

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Borage is a bushy herb with bright blue flowers. The plant has been used to attract bumble bee pollinators to garden plots. The leaves can be used sparingly to add a cucumber-like flavor in salads, or for flavoring cool drinks. (Borago officinalis)

Medicinal: Seeds contain over 20% GLA (gamma linolenic acid) which is extracted and used commercially as an economical substitute for evening primrose oil.

Growing instructions: Annual. Germination at 70°F in 10 days. Direct sow. Keep 12" apart. Full sun. Grows 24"-36" tall.

Packet: 1g - approximately 56 seeds