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Borago officinalis
Borago officinalis
Code: 8315Family: BoraginaceaeGenus: Borago
Plant Type:Tender Perennial or Annual,Herb
Edible bright-blue, star-shaped flowers with a mild cucumber flavor top coarse, fuzzy leaves. Add to salads, or freeze the waxy bright blue flowers in ice cube trays to give your punch some extra color and beauty! A favorite of bees!
Blooms: Spring,Summer
Growth Rate: Fast
Size Range: 2' tall x 2' wide
Cultural Information
Sun Sun
Soil: Average,Tolerates Sandy,Tolerates Clay,Loam,Tolerates Rocky,Not particular
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 10,11
Cold Hardy to 30° to 40°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Bees Attracts BeesAttracts Butterflies Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts HummingbirdsCulinary Uses Culinary Uses
Deer Resistant Deer ResistantEdible Parts Edible Parts
May Naturalize May NaturalizeMedicinal Uses Medicinal Uses
Showy Flowers Showy Flowers
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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