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    want some white borage? can spare a couple of seeds, but the packet wasn't very generous....got lots of self saved blue one....
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    Does the white one attract bees as much as the blue one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Florence Fennel View Post
    ...I'm trying it amongst the bras to deter the whitefly). ....
    I may be wrong here but I'd be more inclined to try it in the soil, it's possible it will have a better effect.

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    don't know chris, I'm growing it this year for the first time

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    Be interesting to know, given their vision range

    I didn't even know it existed - might get some and throw in between the blue/purple stuff I've got on the plot (somewhere - I turned the soil over and can't remember where the borage was!)

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    Interestingly, the white one seems to be more expensive in the seed catalogues.
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    I grew the white one last year and a few blue ones appeared in it. Don't remember the bees on it in particular but it was amongst chives and other bee plants.
    For visual impact I prefer the blue. The white didn't stand out in a crowd! Don't know yet whether it has selfseeded - must have a look!
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    Flo found 'em! In my tin, in the greenhouse. How many do you want? Fifty enough? PM me your address!
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