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A monotypic genus comprising just one species, M. hortensia, in the Boraginaceae family endemic to the Chatham Islands, New Zealand where it is found near the coast. Also known as the giant forget-me-not, this species of herbaceous perennial has fleshy leaves and characteristically forget-me-not-like blue flowers, with white forms also popular in cultivation. They can be either grown under glass or outside if given gritty, well-drained soils in part-shade.
Common problems with Myosotidium
How to propagate Myosotidium
Division in spring.
Seed when ripe, in summer or autumn.
Other uses of Myosotidium
Suitable for coastal conditions.