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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresForget Me Not

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Forget Me Not

Flowers
Family Boraginaceae
Name Myosotis sylvatica
Common Name Woodland Forget Me Not

  See also:  Ornamentals, Culture / Germination

This dainty short lived wetland perennial produces masses of flowers in the Spring. The flowers can be pink, blue or white.

The name "Forget Me Not" has its origins in a medieval poem about a knight picking blue flowers for his lady along a river bank. He fell into the river and before he drowned, he threw the posie of blue flowers to his lady and said "Forget me not".



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Companion planting

Cinerarias under planted with poached egg flower and forget me nots.

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