A plant with intense blue flowers that prefers cool temperatures however may decline in mid-summer heat. Blue is a tricky colour to find in the garden, so give these easy-to-grow forget-me-nots a try!
Approximate Seeds per Packet: 100
Sunlight: sun/part shade
Mature Height: 18-24″
Germination: 5-8 days at 18-21°C (darkness required for germination)
Transplant: Start indoors 7-8 weeks before last frost. Harden off and transplant out after last frost.
Direct Seeding (recommended): Direct seed is recommended as soon as the soil can be worked in the spring. Cover seeds lightly with soil as darkness is required for germination.
Care: No special care is required.
Fresh: When harvesting choose stems with flowers that are half open. Adding flower preservative in their water will prolong their vase life.
Dried: Not a common dried flower.
Note: Forget Me Nots will often self seed in the area it was planted the previous year. Free flowers!