The Dirty Gardener Borage Edible Flowers, 1 Gram
Annual. A handful of these little stars plucked from a deep blue sky, sprinkled on a summer salad may drive away all melancholy. Borage is an underused and nutritious herb. Its leaves can be steamed like spinach or chard or used raw in salads, iced beverages, and salad dressings. The stems can also be peeled and chopped and used like celery. The edible flowers can be used as a garnish on green or fruit salads. They can also be candied for winter use or as cake decorations. Also an attractive ornamental. Very easy to grow for a beginning gardener.
- This edible flower is as beautiful as it is functional
- Produces vivid blue, honey-tasting blooms and leaves with the flavor of cucumbers
- Considered a good companion plant for tomatoes, squash and strawberries
- Attracts pollinating bees which produces higher garden yields