Myosotis sylvatica (Forget-Me-Not, French Forget Me Not)
Myosotis sylvatica (Forget-Me-Not, French Forget Me Not), the wood forget-me-not or woodland forget-me-not, is a species of flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae, native to Europe. This spring-flowering plant and its cultivars, typically with blue flowers, are the familiar forget-me-nots of gardens. Easily grown in organically rich, consistently moist, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Plants appreciate part afternoon shade in hot summer climates. Has blue flower with yellow or white eyes bloom in dense cymes in spring (April-May starting the 2nd year from seeds), with some sporadic and intermittent additional bloom to mid-summer.
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Scientific Name: Myosotis Sylvatica
Common Name: Forget-me-not
Plant Type: Annual , Biennial
Native Range: Native to Europe
Height: 10-18 "
Spread: 24 "
Habitat: Disturbed soils, Gardens, Roadsides, Woods, Forest openings
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Blooming Season: Late Summer, Early Fall
Attracts: Beneficial Insects to Garden, Butterflies
Resistant: Deer, Rabbit
Characteristics: Showy, Semi-Evergreen
Flower Color: Blue flowers that are yellow in the middle
Water Requirement: Average
Soil Type: Chalk, Clay, Loam, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Advantage: Easy to grow
Uses: Banks and slopes, Beds and borders, Ground covers, Patio and Containers