Forget-Me-Not Victoria Blue Seeds

Forget-Me-Not Victoria Blue Seeds

Myosotis sylvatica compacta

Item #1121

Perennial (short lived) or biennial in USDA zones 4-9. If you’re looking for a shade plant, this is it! A darling, small, compact variety, Victoria Blue’s eye-catching, petite, star-shaped flowers are perfect for the front of the garden, or as a companion to spring bulbs. A herald of spring, forget-me-not is symbolic of friendship and remembrance. Deer resistant.

(short lived)
or biennial
in USDA zones 4-9

Partial Shade

early spring

6" mound

Days to Emerge:
5 – 10

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of 4 seeds
every 6" – 12"

When 1" tall,
thin to 1
every 6" – 12"

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost or as soon as soil can be worked. Also sow in early fall for early spring bloom the following season (fall planting may be more effective in warm climates)

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before planting outside.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford

There is a legend from the Middle Ages about a knight and his lady who were walking near a river. He was picking flowers for her and wearing heavy armor when he accidentally fell in the river. Before he sunk below the water, he threw the flowers to her, shouting, "Forget me not!" Lovers wore Forget-Me-Nots in 15th century Germany to remember each other when they were apart. Since these times, the flower has been associated with romance, faithfulness, and everlasting love.

Seed packets make beautiful 'green' wedding favors and will inspire your guests to plant something beautiful in remembrance of your love and commitment. We can usually accommodate orders for as many as 200 packets (Possibly more).

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