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Borage Art Pack Seeds
Borage Art Pack Seeds
Borage Art Pack Seeds
Borage Art Pack Seeds
Borage Art Pack Seeds
Hudson Valley Seed Company

Borage Art Pack Seeds

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Edible and lovable blue blooms.

Gerard the Herbalist, one of the earliest garden bloggers of the 1500s, wrote, "The leaves and floures of Borage put into wine make men and women glad and merry and drive away all sadnesse, dulnesse, and melancholy Syrup made of the floures of Borage comforteth the heart and quieteth the phrenticke and lunaticke person." All useful ideas! But you could also follow the advice of our more modern garden sages and freeze the flowers in ice cubes to make your lemonade look pretty.

One of the most popular edible flowers, borage's star-shaped blossoms have a pleasant cucumber-like flavor. The fuzzy, silvery-green foliage is festooned with small, bright flowers, which can be used to decorate cakes, salads, and drinks. This blue-bloomed cousin of Comfrey has medicinal properties and attracts beneficial insects.

Days to Germination 7-14
Days to Maturity 50
Planting Depth ½"
Spacing in Row 12"
Spacing Between Rows 12"
Height at Maturity 18-24"
Width at Maturity 12"
Sun Preference Full to Partial Sun


Art Packs 

Hudson Valley Seed Co. Art Packs unite practical aspirations in the garden with the universal human desire for beauty, meaning, and joy. Each year, they release a call for art seeking artists to interpret the varieties in their collection, and hundreds of artists apply from across the United States. But there’s a lot more to an Art Pack than the beautiful exterior. Open it up, and a whole seedy world unfolds.

Meet the Makers

Hudson Valley Seed Co is the best source for heirloom and open-pollinated garden seeds and beautiful garden-themed contemporary art. They are a values-driven seed company that practices and celebrates responsible seed production and stewardship. They have our own certified organic farm in upstate New York where they produce much of what they sell. 

The folks at Hudson Valley Seed Company are both farmers and storytellers who are committed to growing organically, sourcing locally and sustainably, and preserving crop diversity by selecting unique, rare, and hard-to-find varieties. Every seed in their catalog is open pollinated, many are heirloom and organic, and they are never GMO.  They believe that a seed is more than meets the eye: it is a time capsule telling tales of the plants, crops, and people that came before us, and they work with a range of artists as diverse as their seeds to pass those stories down to present and future gardeners.