Borage - Bee Bread, Star flower (Borago officinalis).
Propagation: By seed, germinates easily; seif-sows freely and resulting plants are sturdier and more luxuriant than those from first sowing; seeds are said to be viable for 8 years.
Nature of Plant: Good for bee gardens; since the pure blue flower clusters droop, the beauty of the plant is best seen from below and it should be planted at the top of a slope, such as a height in a rock garden.
Spacing of Mature Plants: 12 inches.
Cultural Requirements: Dry, poor, light soil in sunny spots; because of delicate root systems seedlings should not be transplanted but weaker ones should be thinned out or pinched off at ground level.
Leaf: (Culinary) Cucumber flavor of steeped young leaves provides a cooling summer iced drink, young leaves cooked as greens, in salads and pickles; (Health) gentle laxative, in catarrh, joint pain, skin problems.
Flower: Candied for confectionery.
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