Description

Features

  • Decorative flowers
  • Edible flowers
  • Attracts friendly insects

Seed Count
18

How to grow

Position

Full sun or part shade

How

Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix, firm down and keep moist.

Care

Grow in sun or semi-shade. Enrich soil with organic fertiliser (such as Yates Blood & Bone or Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food) before planting. Feed plants regularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food. Continuous harvest promotes new growth. Protect plants from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Borage is an ideal companion plant that attracts friendly insects to the garden. Use flowers as a garnish or to add colour to summer drinks. Avoid eating borage leaves.


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