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Borago officinalis
 
More commonly known as:
Borage
plant

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This plant is a deciduous annual. The pretty bright blue flowers, to 1cm across, are borne in clusters and can be added to desserts, salads and summer drinks. The leaves taste of cucumber. This will self-seed.
characteristics
It's shape is described as upright. It grows to a height of 0.6m and 0.45m in width. It has oval foliage that is green. It produces flowers during mid summer that are star-shaped and blue in colour.
conditions and care
This is a hardy plant.


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