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Drooping racemes of star-shaped, white Borago officinalis flowers
borago officinalis
Borago officinalis (Starflower)

Originating from the Mediterranean region, an edible herb kknown for its bright blue or white, star-shaped flowers. The leaves and flowers are known to be used for fever, cough, and depression. It's also utilized for addressing a hormonal issue known as adrenal insufficiency, among other uses​​. The plant's tolerance to deer and drought conditions makes it a low-maintenance addition to gardens. Photographed in Bogotá, Colombia where it is always in bloom.

Nodding white Borago officinalis flowers
Borago officinalis branches, stems and green sepals with white hairs and a showy white flower
Blue Borago officinalis flower with a dark sepal with white hairs and dark blue anthers
Borago officinalis blue flowers with white hairs on the stems and flower buds

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