Flower, Borage, Borago officinalis: Annual, also known as starflower, this herb is native to the Mediterranean region. It can remain in the garden from year to year by self-seeding. It’s large plants bear many edible flowers, mostly blue and some pink. Borage has a long harvest period, its’ showy flowers have a mild cucumber flavor for salads and garnishes. Borage can also be used as an emollient to soothe dry, inflamed, and irritated skin, and makes a wonderful tea for nursing mothers. Leave 4-8” between plants when transplanting, plants will grow 2-3’ tall.