Myosotis sylvatica (Forget-Me-Not, French Forget Me Not)

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Myosotis sylvatica, 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...
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Myosotis sylvatica, 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), with some sporadic and intermittent additional bloom to mid-summer.

Number of Seeds Max Coverage Area (Square Ft.)
0.5OZ 22,500 250
1OZ 45,000 500
1/4LB 180,000 2,000
1/2LB 360,000 4,000
1LB 720,000 8,000
5LB 3,600,000 40,000

Scientific Name: Myosotis Sylvatica  

Common Name: Forget-me-not

Plant Type: Annual , Biennial 

Family: Boraginaceae

Native Range: Native to Europe 

Height: 10-18 "   

Spread: 24 "

Habitat: Disturbed soils, Gardens, Roadsides, Woods, Forest openings 

Zone: 3-8 

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 

Moisture: Moderate 

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 

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