Borage is a hardy, self-seeding annual which offers delightful, edible blue and pink star-shaped flowers in spring and summer.
The flowers will help attract bees and beneficial wasps to the garden.
The leaves are also edible.
Borage has a long history of medicinal and culinary use.
The plant grows to around 90cm in height, enjoys a full sun to part shade position and can handle various soil types with good drainage.