Garden Flowers

Blooming seasons and colours

Borage

blue borage flower
fleur de borage blanc, delicieux dans la salade
white borage flowers
borage crown in May

Good companion plant for tomatoes and protection against slugs avoiding the hairy leaves. Always heaving with bees and insects.

Whilst consumed as a vegetable in Germany, Italy and Greece and traditionally used in herbal medicine, leaves and seeds may contain a liver toxic substances.

Borage grows well with lettuce, tomatoes, thyme, chives and strawberries.

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