Myosotis

Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis scorpioides)
Other Names - Water forget me not, True forget-me-not, Water scorpion grass.

Origins
Europe, Asia.
Type
Perennial (herbaceous).
Hardiness (see References, below) - Zones 3 - 9.
Bloom
Spring, Summer, till Fall frosts.
Height - 20 in (approx.) (50 cm).
Cultivation
Shade.
Likes moist soil. Woodland or close proximity to water, are most suitable locations.
Once settled, it will propagate liberally, forming carpet of blooms and foliage. Indeed, some consider it invasive. Plant it best where the soil is not much populated by other (particularly, native wild) plants, to avoid conflict.
Propagation - By seeds.
Other - Fragrant blooms! Forget-Me-Nots will always hold an old fashioned charm. Their name Myostis, means mouse's ear in Greek, yet, they are best known by their common, French name ne m'oubliez pas (forget me not). Most of the blooms come in blue, but some may also come in paler, even white coloration. Perfect for woodland, lake side, cottage, herbaceous border, and any other garden site, that gets little Sun, and retains moist soil. Great plant for attracting bees, and butterflies.

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