1 years to reach maturity
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Wood Forget-Me-Not Overview
Myosotis sylvatica is a perennial species with a bushy habit that produces delicate little blue flowers. Commonly called forget-me-not, this plant typically flowers from mid-spring through to summer. The flowers have 5 petals and are coloured white-yellow in the centre. Foliage is simple, oval to lance-shaped and covered in hairs. Popular with pollinating insects such as bees and butterflies, this species is part of the Royal Horticultural Society “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen.
Common problems with Wood Forget-Me-Not
Generally problem free, may suffer from powdery mildew.
How to propagate Wood Forget-Me-Not
Readily self seeds.
Special features of Wood Forget-Me-Not
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Wood Forget-Me-Not
Grown for their flowers. Most species are good for rock gardens, banks and screens. Suitable for coastal conditions.