Myosotis scorpioides
Myosotis scorpioides
Myosotis scorpioides
Myosotis scorpioides
Myosotis scorpioides
Myosotis scorpioides
Myosotis scorpioides

Myosotis scorpioides

Myosotis palustris

Water Forget-Me-Not

True Forget-Me-Not

Boraginaceae

Height

30 - 40 cm.

Flower colour

sky blue

Flowering time

July - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

normal, moist

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

very hardy

Plant range

wetlands in Europe and Asia

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:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown in March.

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

Very hardy and easy to grow. Tolerates wet soils and heavy shade.

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