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botanical name:
Myosotis sylvatica 'Indigo'
Myosotis sylvatica 'Indigo' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Forget-me-not
synonyms:  Myosotis sylvestris 'Indigo'
family:  Boraginaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial
height: 0.25m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Normally biennial or sometimes short-lived perennial. Clusters of small, deep blue flowers with yellow eyes, in spring. Compact habit.

cultivation:
Easy and unfussy, any reasonably well-drained soil, even poor ones. Prefers partial-shade but will thrive in most situations.

propagation:
Easily grown from seed and will often self-seed freely once established.

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