Borage is a favourite flower for the Vanessa or Painted Lady. In ice cubes the blossoms make an elegant addition to drinks. Ancient Greeks used the plant to treat hangovers. An annual, it grows up to one metre tall and may be sown in the fall. It seeds itself profusely.
Black Swallowtail | Cabbage White | Monarch
Mourning Cloak | Red Admiral | Silver Skipper | Silvery Blue
Skipper | Sulphur | Tawny Crescent | Tiger Swallowtail | Vanessa | White Admiral
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