A picture of a Borage

Borage

Echium lusitanicum

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

15cm

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Borage Overview

    This is an erect or ascending perennial species with branches above. The basal leaves grow up to 45 by 7cm. The flowers are white-blue, with violet venation.

    Common problems with Borage

    How to propagate Borage

    Seed

    Propagate by seed in spring.

    Cuttings

    Greenwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

    Other uses of Borage

    Grown for their flowers.