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Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.3m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Myosotis scorpioides

Other names: Water forget-me-not, Mouse-ear scorpion grass, Snake grass, Love-me, Marsh forget-me-not, Mouse-ear, Myosotis palustris, Water forgetmenot

Genus: Myosotis Myosotis

Species: M. scorpioides - M. scorpioides is a clump-forming perennial with oblong, hairy leaves and sky-blue flowers with a central yellow eye in summer to autumn. It makes an ideal plant for pond margins or a bog garden.


Myosotis scorpioides is: Deciduous

Flower: Blue, White, Yellow in Summer

Foliage: Green in Summer

Habit: Erect

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases: Downy mildew , Powdery mildew Downy mildew , Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Cut back at the end of flowering.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Aquatic, Beds and borders, Bog garden, City, Cottage/Informal, Waterside

Cultivation: Plant in moist soils or shallow water (maximum 10cm) in either sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moisture-retentive

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Myosotis scorpioides

Other names: Water forget-me-not, Mouse-ear scorpion grass, Snake grass, Love-me, Marsh forget-me-not, Mouse-ear, Myosotis palustris, Water forgetmenot

Genus: Myosotis Myosotis

Species: M. scorpioides - M. scorpioides is a clump-forming perennial with oblong, hairy leaves and sky-blue flowers with a central yellow eye in summer to autumn. It makes an ideal plant for pond margins or a bog garden.


Myosotis scorpioides is: Deciduous

Flower: Blue, White, Yellow in Summer

Foliage: Green in Summer

Habit: Erect

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Specific diseases: Downy mildew , Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning: Cut back at the end of flowering.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Myosotis scorpioides (Water forget-me-not) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Aquatic, Beds and borders, Bog garden, City, Cottage/Informal, Waterside

Cultivation: Plant in moist soils or shallow water (maximum 10cm) in either sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moisture-retentive

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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