Borage : Borage
Edible, bright blue star-shaped flowers are perfect garnishes for desserts
Borage is a fascinating herb native to Syria with wrinkled, hairy leaves and a cucumber-like taste. Edible, bright blue star-shaped flowers with prominent black anthers have a sweet flavor and are perfect garnishes for desserts. Flourishes in less than great soil and reseeds readily.
Borage makes a great companion plant for squash, strawberries, and tomatoes. Many parts of the plant are also used medicinally.Boraginaceae Borago officinalis