Forget-Me-Not Seeds - Chinese Forget-Me-Not

(Cynoglossum amabile) Annual. 80 days to maturity. 

Not a true member of the forget-me-not family, but definitely just as charming! Adorable little periwinkle blossoms top multiple, two-foot stems. 

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Growth Habit: Compact bushy growth to 11/2 feet height, long branching stems, each with multiple clusters of small five petaled flowers. Self seeding. 

Sun Requirements: Full sun to part shade

Soil Preference: Average, well-drained soil

When to Plant: Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last Spring frost OR direct seed outdoors in early Spring and/or Fall. 

How to Plant:  

Direct sow:  Sow seeds in soil 1/4” deep and cover. Seeds should germinate in 10-15 days. Thin young plants to 9” apart.

Transplant: Sow seeds in trays or containers in soil ¼ inch deep. Keep seeds in darkness until they sprout, then move them to light. Seeds should germinate in 10-15 days. Transplant outdoors around last frost. Space young plants to 9” apart.

When to Harvest: Spring into Summer

How to Harvest:  Cut stems as flowers begin to open. Harvest regularly to prolong blooming. 

Uses: Chinese Forget-Me-Not is a lovely cut flower with sturdy, long stems

 

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