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MYOSOTIS alpestris - Forget Me Not Blue Basket 5g

Alpine forget-me-not

Stock: Available

SKU Code: ES 150-5g


Family: Boraginaceae
Characteristics: Annual 15 cm spread 30 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 400
Seed per gram: Approx. 1,600

A spring flowering favourite Forget-Me-Not is a plant that produces masses of indigo-blue flowers during spring and summer.

Perfect 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.

Commonly called the Alpine forget-me-not is a species of flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae.

 MYOSOTIS alpestris 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

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 stronger plants.
Prefers a rich well-drained soil in a protected partially shaded position, frost resistant but drought tender.

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