25 Borage seeds. Borage is one of the easier herbs to grow and it produces both edible flowers and leaves.
Borage has a wonderful refreshing flavor relished by Sicilians who typically cook the borage leaves with pasta.
The bright blue flowers (which bloom most of the summer) make borage one of the prettiest herb plants. The flavor of the leaves resembles that of cucumber. The plant will grow to a height of about 18 inches, and spread about 12 inches. It is a native of northern Europe, and grows well in the temperate regions of North America.
Use the young leaves in green salads, seafood salads fruit salads and even fruit drinks. The leaves may also be cooked and served as for spinach. The flowers may also be used in salads or candied and used to decorate pastries and cakes.