I, Borage...

Melissa Elliott

Los Angeles, California, US


Borage is a versatile plant, with edible flowers and leaves. The beautiful color of the flowers makes them a real standout as a garnish for salads, beverages, and desserts. In addition, the plant has medicinal properties, and is also useful as a companion plant to keep pests off your vegetables. Pliny the Elder was a fan—what more do you need?