Borago officinalis

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Synonyms for Borago officinalis

hairy blue-flowered European annual herb long used in herbal medicine and eaten raw as salad greens or cooked like spinach

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The objective of this work was to investigate the effectiveness of salinity, drought and temperature on seeds of Portulaca oleracea L., Trigonella foenum-graecium L., Borago officinalis L.
rubra), Borage (A) (Borago officinalis), Mustard (A) (Brassica nigra and B.
There are literally dozens of varieties of edible flowers to be found in the Prairie garden, including those of Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Borage (Borago officinalis), Pot Marigold (Calendula officinalis), Daylily (Hemerocallis spp.), Clove Pinks (Dianthus caryophyllus), Hollyhock (Althaea rosea), Japanese Honeysuckle vine (Lonicera japonica), Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia.), Lilac (Syringa vulgaris), Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus), Pansy (Viola spp.), Rose (Rosa spp.), Tulip (Tulipa spp.) [Note: tulip bulbs are toxic.], and Violet (Viola odorata) among the most common.
A ADRIENNE SAYS: Borage or Borago officinalis is quick and easy to grow and the bright blue starshaped flowers (right) make it an attractive border plant.
Commercialized plant seed oil sources include borage (Borago officinalis), evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) and black currant (Ribes nigrum).
Borage (Borago officinalis) is one of the easiest herbs to grow.
Distribution and biosynthesis of stearidonic acid in leaves of Borago officinalis. Phytochemistry 43:381-386.
However, if you would prefer something a little "prettier," try: Asters Bee Balm Black-eyed Susan Butterfly Bush Butterfly Weed Chrysanthemum Coneflower Daylily False Aster Garden Phlox Gayfeather Globe Flower Golden Rod Helen's Flower Honeysuckle Joe-Pye Weed Jupiter's Beard Lavender Meadowsweet Ornamental Onion Scabiosa Sweet William Tickseed Yarrow Allium schoenoprasum (chives) Anethum graveolens (dill) Borago officinalis (borage) Vibernum opulus (Korean lilac) Salix discolor (pussy willows)
But remember that any plant that self-seeds will grow where it wants to, not where you want it: Borago officinalis (borage), Calendula officinalis (marigold, pot marigold), Iberis umbellata (candytuft), Tropaeolum cus.