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MYOSOTIS alpestris - Forget Me Not Rose

Alpine forget me not

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 448


Family: Boraginaceae
Characteristics: Annual 15 cm spread 30 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 400
Seed per gram: Approx. 1,500

A spring flowering favourite the Forget-me-not will self-seed to come back for many years. Plants form a low mound of grey-green leaves, smothered with clusters of bright rose-coloured flowers.

Excellent for edging, beds, borders, rock gardens, containers, dainty bouquets and hanging baskets.
Outstanding for massing with spring-blooming bulbs, Self-seeds readily. Myosotis is also a good honeybee plant.

MYOSOTIS alpestris is commonly referred to as the Alpine Forget Me Not and is the county flower of Westmorland in the United Kingdom and the state flower of Alaska in the United States. It grows well throughout Alaska in open, rocky places high in the mountains, flowering in midsummer. It can also be found throughout the Himalaya range at elevations of 3,000–4,300 metres.

Native habitats include moist mountainous areas on wooded slopes and grassy meadows.

Grow notes:

Tropical: Autumn.
Temperate: Mid-Summer to Late Autumn.
Cold: Early Summer to Mid Autumn.

Sow: 3 mm
Best sown direct
Germination: 21-28 days.
Plant Space: 25cm
Flowering: 10-12 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for more vigorous plants.
Prefers a rich well-drained soil in a protected partially shaded position, frost resistant but drought tender.

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