Borage "White" has delicate star-shaped flowers
Borage is easy to grow and is a versatile culinary plantWhite Borage

Sow: May to July

Flowers: June to September

Where:  In full sun.  Flowers beds, borders, vegetable gardens, containers

How many seeds?  1g (average 50 seeds)

Also known as: Starflower, Tailwort, Talewort

Borage ‘Alba’

Borage is a very decorative plant which grows quickly and easily and provides many months of beautiful white, star-shaped flowers throughout summer. The flowers and leaves are versatile and have many culinary uses.  The flowers have a mild pepper, slightly cucumber-like taste and are popular additions to salads, ice-cubes and make beautiful cake decorations.

Seed & Recipe Packs include:-
Flower Seeds
Plant Label
Growing & Harvesting Instructions
Borage Recipe Guide
4 x Edible Flower Recipe Cards

Refill Packs include:-Flower Seeds only




Additional Information

Growing Location

Vegetable Gardens, Walls & fences, Borders & beds, Small gardens, Wildlife garden

Growing Condition

Full sun, Part shade


Salads, Decoration & garnishes, Hot drinks, Cold drinks, Cakes & desserts, Savoury cooking, Oils & vinegars, Sugars & syrups

Sowing month

May, June, July

Flowering month

June, July, August, September





Suitable For..

Great for bees, Easy to grow

Type of packet

Seed & Recipe Pack, Seed Refill Pack

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