Species: Borage (Borago officinalis)

Family: Borages (BORAGINACEAE)

Category: Flowering Plants

Location: NW

A. Flowering Plants

More extensive information on flowering plants can be found in a separate blog post.


The plants in this family are noted for their being edged with coarse hairs. The flowers often start pink and turn blue, and are usually in one-sided stalked spikes, which at first are tightly coiled.

C. Borage (Borago officinalis)

Although this is a native plant it has been introduced into the cemetery. The bright blue flowers appear in May



The bright blue flowers of Borage, a plant introduced into the cemetery, appear in May.