Forget Me Not
Forget Me Not
Forget Me Not Seeds
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Forget Me Not

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We love these even more knowing we can actually EAT them on a good salad. Grow in lowish mounds, they will add that splash of colour into your life and garden that pop up early in spring.

BOTANICAL NAME
Myosotis sylvatica

NICKNAME
Garden forget me not and Wood forget me not.

QUANTITY
500 seeds

PLANT SIZE
Height: 15-30cm
Width: 20-30cm

CONTAINER SIZE
30cm Width

SOWING
Indoor: Mar-Aug
Outdoor: May-Sep

GROW TIME
Germination: 12 days
Matures: 1 year

SPACING
Sow: 10cm apart
Plant: 20cm apart

WHAT THEY LOVE
Light: Partial shade
Soil: Moist but well drained
Water: Twice a week during dry weather
Food: Happy as it is

COMPANION PLANTS
Wild Ginger, Bleeding Heart, Corydalis and Columbine.

OUR TIPS
This variety of the forget me not, comes from the garden and woodlands and the key to it's growing happiness is to try and match it's natural habitats. Surface sow onto moist well drained soil and either cover lightly with soil or put in a dark warm place to help germinate. Once seeds are large enough to handle, prick them out then transplant them to their final position. You can sow seeds directly in the ground once the risk of frost has passed. 

BRINGS TO YOUR GARDEN
Makes the bees happy
Pollinators
Flowers in shady spaces
Great in containers

HARVESTING

The flowers can be picked for small table posies or the flower petals themselves are edible and great for a salad topper.

MAKES FOR GREAT..
Garden posey of flowers, decoration for puddings and garnishes for drinks.You can also try brewing the petals in a tea.

HEALTH BENEFITS
Drinking forget me not tea is said to reduce high blood pressure, soothe the nerves and promote a healthy nights sleep.