forget-me-not 'blue ball' seeds


hues of light blue petalled flowers that love the shade.

A symbol of fidelity and eternal love, Forget-Me-Not exudes the delicate nature of love with blue petals on soft velvety foliage. Bearing dense clusters of small pale flowers they are ideal for planting in garden beds, under tall beauties or in a shady spot. One of the first to flower, they are a sign of spring arriving. 

why it's special:

  • Petals are edible and great to decorate a cake.
  • One of the first flowers to bloom in Spring. 
  • Attracts bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects.

good to know:

Plant LightPartial shade

Container GardeningPot friendly

Windowsill PlantFuss-free

Botanical name: myosotis sylvatica 'blue ball'
Open-pollinated, GMO-free seeds.

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plant size

15 cm
20 cm



Light shade.

soil conditions


Well drained soil.

urban growing


Water weekly.
No need to feed.

when to sow


when to harvest

care tip

Give the plants extra water in dry periods until the plants and their roots are well established in the ground.


botanical name
Myosotis Sylvatica 'Blue Ball'

other names
Garden forget me not and Wood forget me not.

plant type

pot size
25 cm

pet / baby safe

approx. number of seeds

sowing guide
Sprinkle seeds on warm, damp, well drained soil and pat down. Place in a sunny spot and keep moist during germination.

about forget-me-not

Forget-me-nots are a wonderful ground cover for a shady area, although they will also grow in full sun. They are easy to grow and if left alone, will create a lovely blue blanket of flowers as they reseed and multiply, eventually covering large areas. The blooms last a considerable time, fading slightly with age.

in the records

Stories say the name came from two lovers walking by the Danube riverbank who found the blue blooms. The man picks the flowers for the woman, but sadly, they fall in and are swept apart, as they lose one another, he calls to his lover to never forget him.

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