Myosotis sylvatica Blue begins blooming with the daffodils and continues with the spring-blooming shrubs. It makes a good self-sowing groundcover for part shade, especially underneath shrubs. It prefers rich, moist soil. Forget-me-not has tiny, sky-blue flowers with a little circle of white or yellow at the center. The plants provide food for American Lady butterfly larvae.
Myosotis sylvatica (Forget-Me-Not) Seeds
Myosotis sylvatica (Forget-Me-Not) is a small, spring-blooming biennial with blue, pink or white flowers. Hardy in zones 3-9.
Sowing Myosotis sylvatica Seeds
Sow seeds outdoors in late spring, or start indoors 6 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun to part shade. Spacing 6". Myosotis sylvatica Mixed includes blue, pink and white flowers. Once they are established in the garden, they will reseed and come back every year.
Myosotis sylvatica is a biennial or short-lived perennial. Allow it to self sow, or pull up the plants when they go to seed, and shake them over the ground wherever you want more plants in the future.
Myosotis sylvatica Mixed
350 seeds $2.50
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Myosotis sylvatica Blue
500 seeds $2.25