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Flower - Forget-me-not
Flower - Forget-me-not

Flower - Forget-me-not

Myosotis sylvatica

Sweet 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)>

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Average Seed / oz Seed / 100' Row Average Yield / 100' Row Days to Harvest
44000 n/a n/a 60-90
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
Direct Seed 1/16" 2-4" 780
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
4-6" 5-10 Perennial 1 year

Bed Preparation

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.

Seed Saving

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.