Botanical Name: Myosotis sylvatica
Native: Europe & Asia
Hardiness: Perennial (short-lived) or biennial in USDA zones 3–8
Plant Dimensions: 6″–8″ mound
Variety Information: Numerous, ⅓” across, petite, blue, star-shaped flowers with white centers
Exposure: Part shade
Bloom Period: Early spring
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant
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 (especially effective in warm climates).
When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.
Days to Emerge: 5 – 10 days
Seed Depth: Press into surface
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6″ – 8″
Thinning: When 1″ tall, thin to 1 every 6″ – 8″