General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 18-36 inches
Plant Spread: 12-24 inches
Flower Color: White
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Si (Silicon)
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide darkness
Needs specific temperature: 70F if starting indoors
Days to germinate: 7-14 days
Start indoors
Other info: Will readily self-seed
Pollinators: Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Victory Seed Company sells seeds of 'Alba'.

Common names
  • Borage
Also sold as:
  • Bianca

Photo Gallery
Location: Pacific Northwest
Date: April
Overwintered plant
Photo by Silversurfer
Location: my garden
Date: 2020-06-19
Location: My garden in Belgium
Date: 2010-10-29
Location: all photos from my garden
Date: 2017-07-06
Location: Gardnerville, Nevada
Date: 2017-07-27

Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Bide A Wee cottage garden, Northumberland, UK
Date: 2009-07-08
Photo by SongofJoy

Date: 2012-01-30

Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Select Seeds
  • Uploaded by Joy
Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On March 1, 2020 Seeds sown
winter sow
lovesblooms On February 21, 2018 Seeds sown
antsinmypants On June 15, 2023 Transplanted
9 Into Garden Two.
antsinmypants On April 30, 2023 Potted up
19 seedlings.
antsinmypants On April 13, 2023 Plant emerged
19 seedlings.
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