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  • Chinese forget-me-not
  • Eventual height: 0.45m
  • Eventual spread: 0.3m

Cynoglossum amabile

Chinese forget-me-not

RHS award of garden merit RHS endorsed product
approx 300 seeds £2.35
approx 300 seeds £2.35
  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moderately fertile or poor, moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June - October
  • Hardiness: hardy annual

    Upright bushy annuals with a preference for less fertile soils, producing a multitude of little blue flowers from mid to late summer. Ideal for sunny mixed borders.
    Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
    Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Garden care: Sow thinly in trays of seed compost, cover with 0.5cm of compost. Firm gently and keep moist. Cover tray with glass, polythene or propagator lid. Keep at approx. 15-20C. Seedlings appear approx. 14-28 days. Remove cover when seedlings appear. When large enough transplant 5cm apart in trays. Stand outside for a few days late May (avoid frost). Transplant 25cm apart in flowering position. Keep moist and weed free. Cut down after flowering to stop the sticky seeds from becoming a nuisance.

  • Sow: February - May

  • Flowering: June - October

  • Approximate quantity: 300 seeds