Indigo Blue Forget-Me-Not
Myosotis alpestris. Compact, ball-shaped plants are massed with rich, indigo blue flowers. Excellent for rock gardens and for cutting. A biennial which reseeds freely. Prefers a moist semi-shaded area. Sow outdoors May-June. Height 6-8 inches. Start seed indoors 8-10 weeks before planting out. Approximately 600 seeds/pkg; 9000 seeds/5g.
Start inside 8-10 weeks before planting out. Lightly cover seed and provide an average soil warmth, 21 degrees C. May also be direct seeded in early spring. Transplant in early spring into a full sun to part shade location, 6-8 inches apart.
Must have moist soil and prefers cool location. If summers are hot, provide some shade. Self-seeds freely if you do not remove spent flowers.