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Water Forget-Me-Not in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Myosotis scorpioides

 

Water Forget-Me-Not

Myosotis, from the Greek "Mouse-ear" (the shape of the leaves) - is a five-petalled small,flat blue, pink or flower with a yellow centre that flowers from late Spring to early Summer. Forget-Me-Nots do not flower until the year after they are sown. Myosotis scorpioides, or Water Forget-Me-Not' is a perennial that can be grown most successfully in a bog garden, or on a pond margin. The bright blue flowers appear in Summer

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plant Features
  • Water Forget-Me-Not likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Water Forget-Me-Not likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Water Forget-Me-Not is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Water Forget-Me-Not likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

 
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plant information

Common name

Water Forget-Me-Not

Latin name

Myosotis scorpioides

type

Annual or perennial

family

Boraginaceae

ph

5.5 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Water Forget-Me-Not likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    Water Forget-Me-Not is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Water Forget-Me-Not likes moist and rich

    Moist and rich

  • Water

    Water Forget-Me-Not likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Water Forget-Me-Not is 0.40meters x 0.30meters 0.40 M 0.30 M

Myosotis scorpioides

Myosotis, from the Greek "Mouse-ear" (the shape of the leaves) - is a five-petalled small,flat blue, pink or flower with a yellow centre that flowers from late Spring to early Summer. Forget-Me-Nots do not flower until the year after they are sown. Myosotis scorpioides, or Water Forget-Me-Not' is a perennial that can be grown most successfully in a bog garden, or on a pond margin. The bright blue flowers appear in Summer


Flowering

From Mid Spring TO Early Summer

The flowering time for Forget-Me-Nots is from mid Spring to early Summer from the second year after they were sown. They are prolific self-seeders.

 

Propagating by seed

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Sow Forget-Me-Nots in a moist, shady spot from early Spring. They don't flower until their second year

 

Planting

From Late Spring TO Late Spring

Forget-Me-Nots can be re-planted to a more desirable site if they pop up in unwanted sites. Just lift a clump with a trowel, and put them where you want them!

 
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