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Myosotis sylvatica


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Hardy perennial

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Myosotis sylvatica
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During winter, forget-me-not, Myosotis sylvatica, looks unpromising, with undistinguished leafy rosettes, sometimes discoloured by hard weather. But as spring advances, it becomes a carpet of rich blue flowers, which form the perfect background to wallflowers and tulips.

Grow Myosotis sylvatica in moist but well-drained soil in sun or shade. A biennial, sow seeds where they are to grow in summer, to flower the following year. Let plants set seed before removing plants after blooming.

Family: Boraginaceae

Genus: Myosotis

Species: sylvatica

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Blue

Foliage colour: Blue-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 20cm

Spread: 15cm

Time to plant seeds: March to May

Flowering period: April to June

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