The?borage?(also known as the starflower) in an herb with edible leaves. The flowers are typically blue. It has been used in cooking and medicine.
Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:
Spring: SEEDS: Plant outdoors 2-3 weeks before last frost date.
Fall: Perennial Plant (produce for multiple years)
Preferred Growing Climate: Mild Mediterranean
Planting Depth: 1/2?
Plant Spacing: Thin seedlings to 2′
Days to Germinate: 5-10 days
Days to Harvest: 42 days
Pairs Well With:
Fish, salad, soup
Amount per 100 grams
% Daily Value*
Total fat: 0.7 g ? ?1%
Saturated fat: 0.2 g ? ?1%
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat: 0.2 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg ? ?0%
Sodium: 80 mg ? ?3%
Potassium: 470 mg ? ?13%
Total Carbohydrate: 3.1 g ? ?1%
Protein: 1.8 g ? ?3%
Vitamin A: 84% ? ?Vitamin C: 58%
Calcium: 9% ? ?Iron: 18%
Vitamin D: 0% ? ?Vitamin B-6: 5%
Vitamin B-12: 0% ? ?Magnesium: 13%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.