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Borage Collection

A classic colour mix of borage to decorate veg patch, cutting garden and your general borders.
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2 packets of seed

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - September, 10-12 weeks from spring sowing. Pick flowers before they are fully open for adding to salads and recipes. Cut back by half in midsummer to encourage reblooming.
Height
60cm (24in)
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
60cm (24in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover in spring, cover lightly. Keep moist and warm. Pot on into individual modules or pots to grow on in a light, frost-free place. Harden off before planting out in late spring. Very successful from direct sowings April-July.

Description

A classic colour mix of borage to decorate veg patch, cutting garden and your general borders. This is a stellar plant for pollinators, good cut, and a pretty edible flower, we often used to decorate drinks, particularly Pimms. It’s super easy to grow and will self-sow.

This collection contains 1 seed packet each of:

Care Tips

Prolifically self-sows so you won't need to sow again. Borage is often cited as being a powerful companion plant in the kitchen garden, especially near strawberries, cucumbers, gourds, tomatoes, and cabbage. Its flowers are edible.