Oxtongue flower types
eight species are found around the world:
Anchusa Officinalis L. also called Bugloss in English. Flowers are blue and whiter and red clusters as well.
Growth habit: Central and southern Europe
- Borago Officinalis called Borago in English and Bourrache Officinale in French.
This plant is from Boraginaceae family. Herbaceous and annual. Its stem is grooved and its leaves and shoots are shabby. Its flowers also appear in blue (rarely white or red) in the spring until mid-summer.Growth habit: Southern Europe especially Spain, North Africa, Asia