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Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis scorpioides)

Posted on Aug 27, 2014

Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis scorpioides)

Forget-me, forget-me-not. The true forget-me-not (Myosotis scorpioides) is a common sight in moist areas throughout the region. Originally introduced from Europe and Asia, these little flowers are typical garden escapees that creep their way across an area using their fibrous roots. While you typically see them in small patches here or there, the forget-me-not can make itself unforgettable by populating an area and forming monocultures. If you plant these cute little blue flowers in your garden, just be sure not to forget about them so that they don’t creep away into areas they...

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