Borago officinalis

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Borage (Annual)

Fuzzy cucumber-scented, oval leaves on hairy stems with star-shaped blue blooms in the summer months. Leaves used in salads, garnish, teas or candied. Leaves contain potassium, calcium and mineral salts. Flowers are used to decorate salads and cakes.

Height

24-36 in

Spread

22-24 in

Bloom Time

summer

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Containers
Culinary
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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