Flower - Forget-me-not
Myosotis sylvaticaSweet clusters of blue flowers will dot the corners of any cottage garden. Start seed indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost or direct seed in full sun as soon as soil can be worked. Plants grow 10-18" high. Spring to Summer blooming. Full sun to partial shade. Perennial in zones 4-8.(1/2 Gram Packet)>~section~
|Average Seed / oz||Seed / 100' Row||Average Yield / 100' Row||Days to Harvest|
|Planting Season||Ideal Soil Temp||Sun||Frost Tolerance|
|After Last Frost||65-80°F||Full/Part||Frost Sensitive|
|Sowing Method||Seed Depth||Direct Seed Spacing||Seeds Per Packet|
|Mature Spacing||Days to Sprout||Production Cycle||Seed Viability|
Forget-me-not is a perennial that tolerates a wide variety of soils. Choose a site with full sun to partial shade. Provide low to moderate moisture. Drought tolerant once established.
Start seed indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost or direct seed outdoors as soon as soil can be worked. Seed germinates best when soil temps are between 65-80°F. Sow seeds 2-4" apart and 1/16" deep. Seeds will sprout in 5-10 days. Thin seedlings so that mature plants are 4-6" apart.
Forget-me-not seed matures late summer-fall. Seed is ready to harvest when brown and dry. Store seeds in a cool, dry place. Seeds are viable for 1 year.