Annual, Height 30cm. Borage is a fantastic source of nectar for bees and other insects. It makes a good companion plant to have in the vegetable garden as the insects it attracts make good pollinators. It is also good as a green manure.
Borage is incredibly easy to grow, it does well in herb gardens or containers. It needs a sunny, sheltered site with well-drained soil full of organic matter, rake over the site and scatter seeds over the surface. Rake the soil back over the seeds and water well. Sow the seeds from March to September about 2.5cm deep and thin to one plant per 60 cm. Borage can be grow all year round indoors.