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Myosotis alpestris is a perennial species with a bushy habit that produces delicate blue flowers. Commonly called alpine forget-me-not, this plant typically flowers from mid-summer. The flowers have 5 petals and are coloured white-yellow in the centre, these are borne on shorter stems compared to the related species Myosotis sylvatica. Foliage is simple, oval to lance-shaped and covered in hairs. Popular with pollinating insects such as bees and butterflies, it is a popular choice for placement in crevices and alpine gardens.
Generally not harvested.
Self seeds readily. Sow in late spring or early summer.
Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Clay, Sand, Gravel, Compost, Chalk
Soil PH preference
Chosen frequently for rock gardens it can also be grown in containers provided the soil is gritty and retains moisture.
Generally pest & disease free.