Description of Forget-Me-Not Flowers
Forget-me-not flowers are definitely unforgettable, and they are personally one of my favorite flowers. Forget-me-not flowers are dainty little annual flowers that form clusters atop single stems. The colors of forget-me-not flowers are simply stunning. Forget-me-not flowers are the most beautiful shade of sky-blue or pink with white. The hearts of all forget-me-not flowers have a silver star-shape that rests behind sunny yellow centers. The leaves of forget-me-not flowers are a brilliant shade of green and are round shape. It’s fascinating to examine forget-me-not flowers up close. The detail of these tiny little flowers is amazing.
Forget-me-not flowers grow in mounds, and they reach a maximum height of about ten inches. Although they are annuals, forget-me-not flowers naturally spread. Forget-me-not flowers are a fantastic choice if you want small low-growing flowers that are captivatingly beautiful.
Forget-me-not flowers are intriguing little annual flowers that are sure to capture your heart with their charm and vivid beauty. Choose forget-me-not flowers if you want annual flowers in your yard or garden that are most certainly hard to forget.
Locations of Forget-Me-Not Flowers
Forget-me-not flowers grow wild in many parts of the United States, and forget-me-not flowers are great for naturalizing an unmown area of a yard. Forget-me-not flowers naturalized in a wooded area create a feeling of enchantment, and they are also beautiful when planted in a garden. Forget-me-not flowers also make a stunning ground cover.
Consider planting forget-me-not flowers in hardiness zones three through eight. Forget-me-not flowers will begin blooming between late spring and early summer. They prefer areas of partial shade, and forget-me-not flowers prefer cooler climates. These beautiful little flowers grow profusely beneath the cover of bushes and deciduous trees.
Planting Forget-Me-Not Flowers
Forget-me-not flowers are easy to grow by seed, and the seeds naturally sew themselves year after year. Although forget-me-not flowers grow well in all types of soil, forget-me-not flowers grow profusely in nutrient-rich soil. Before planting forget-me-not flowers, improve the soil by mixing in compost or other organic matter. Plant forget-me-not flowers approximately twelve to eighteen inches apart.
Forget-me-not flowers grow well in containers. This makes forget-me-not flowers a wonderful choice for those living in apartments or other areas with restricted yard space. Consider planting forget-me-not flowers as part of a container garden, and place them on a deck, porch, or partially shaded patio. You can enjoy the beauty of these charming flowers just about anywhere that receives filtered sunlight.
Growing Forget-Me-Not Flowers
Forget-me-not flowers are very easy to care for. Water forget-me-not flowers on a weekly basis, and more often if the temperature is exceptionally hot or if there is little rain. It’s also necessary to water forget-me-not flowers more often when wind has caused moisture evaporation. If planted in nutrient-rich soil, forget-me-not flowers don’t require fertilization, but you can give them a boost with an application of bone meal. Take care not to apply too much fertilizer to forget-me-not flowers. The foliage will grow more profusely than desired.
Uses of Forget-Me-Not Flowers
Forget-me-not flowers do very well when cut and placed in a vase or float bowl. Forget-me-not flowers are also beautiful when included in a bouquet or flower arrangement.
I’ve pressed my favorite sky-blue forget-me-not flowers that I brought home from the upper peninsula of Michigan. I found an abundance of beautiful forget-me-not flowers growing wild along the shore of a lake, and I transplanted them to my garden. The forget-me-not flowers I pressed remained vibrant in color, and I was able to enjoy their fascinating beauty all winter long.