Borage is a medicinal herb that will boast lovely blue and purple edible flowers and will get at least 5 feet tall wherever you plant it. Very easy to grow, it will re-seed year after year and will be a lovely piece for your garden. The flavor of the Borage flowers resembles cucumbers... cool and crisp. Borage is wonderful and has a great reputation for its beneficial effect on the mind. It's been used to dispel melancholy and induce euphoria. It's a soothing saline, diuretic herb that helps treat damaged or irritated tissues. The leaves are slightly prickly but not thorny. The leaves can be used as well as an emollient and expectorant.
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