Forget-me-not Seeds


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)
  • Planting Information
  • Seed Saving Information
Average Seed / ozSeed / 100' RowAverage Yield / 100' RowDays to Harvest
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost65-80°FFull/PartFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed Spacing

Min. Seeds 

Per Packet

Direct Seed1/16"2-4"450
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
4-6"5-10Perennial1 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.