Borage - Borago officinalis
| Introduction |
A Borage plant.
Borage is an herb of the family Boraginaceae.
Plants of the Borage family can be found all temperate and subtropical areas.
There are about 2000 different species of plants in the borage family.
Borage is used as a host plant by Painted Lady butterflies
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) butterflies will use Borage as a host plant. They make nests within it by connecting the leaves together with silk.
Where to buy Borage.
I bought mine as seeds from Burpee. They were pretty easy to germinate and grow. The seeds take 14-21 days to germinate.
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