Boragecoverage & price
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Although it is an introduced species, borago officinalis has been grown in the British Isles for many centuries
- Flowers and leaves being a favourite ingredient in several summer beverages, especially Claret Cup or Pimm’s.
- Two or three leaves impart a refreshing flavour resembling cucumber.
- Flowers are used for garnishing salads
- Shelter and food source for butterflies
Sowing period: May to July
Flowering period: July to September