Myosotis alpestris
Myosotis alpestris
Myosotis alpestris

Myosotis alpestris

Alpine Forget-Me-Not

Boraginaceae

Height

20 cm

Flower colour

sky blue

Flowering time

June

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, gritty, moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy, but short lived

Plant range

mountains in Europe, Asia and N-America

Myosotis is a genus in the family Boraginaceae. The number of species is a bit unclear, but there are at least 74 recognized species. Most are found in two distinct areas. Species in Eurasia have sky blue flowers and species in New-Zealand often white or yellow flowers. There are also a few species in N- and S-America. Most species prefer sun and well-drained soil.

Propagation:


Seed - sown in March.

Seed just covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

Short lived perennial.

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