Borage (Borage officinalis), is a Mediterranean annual herb that is very easy to grow. It has hairy leaves and stems with a 5 pointed blue flower. It is an annual plant and is so proficient in self-seeding, once a borage plant has established itself in your garden, you will likely never have to reseed again. Its culinary uses are numerous. The flowers, stems and leaves are all edible. The leaves can be used as a salad green and the flowers as edible decorations.