General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches (15-30cm)
Plant Spread: 9 to 12 inches (23-30cm)
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Water gardens
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Common names
  • Water Forget-Me-Not
  • True Forget-Me-Not
  • Forget-Me-Not
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Myosotis scorpioides
  • Synonym: Myosotis palustris

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  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 15, 2012 3:44 PM concerning plant:
    Wildflower in Illinois found along wet borders of streams and waste ground. Native of Europe.
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