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Cynoglossum amabile 'Mystic Pink' (Chinese forget-me-not 'Mystic Pink')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Cynoglossum amabile 'Mystic Pink'

Other names

Chinese forget-me-not 'Mystic Pink'

Genus

Cynoglossum Cynoglossum

Variety or Cultivar

'Mystic Pink' _ 'Mystic Pink' is an upright, bushy annual or biennial with ovate to lance-shaped, hairy, grey-green leaves and cymes of pendent, light pink flowers in late summer.


Cynoglossum amabile 'Mystic Pink' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Upright

Flower

Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation

Sow seed in-situ in mid-spring

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Cynoglossum amabile 'Mystic Pink' (Chinese forget-me-not 'Mystic Pink') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Will not flower well in soil that is too fertile and will not thrive on heavy clay soils.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Cynoglossum amabile 'Mystic Pink'

Other names

Chinese forget-me-not 'Mystic Pink'

Genus

Cynoglossum Cynoglossum

Variety or Cultivar

'Mystic Pink' _ 'Mystic Pink' is an upright, bushy annual or biennial with ovate to lance-shaped, hairy, grey-green leaves and cymes of pendent, light pink flowers in late summer.

Native to

Southern Asia

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Upright


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation

Sow seed in-situ in mid-spring

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Cynoglossum amabile 'Mystic Pink' (Chinese forget-me-not 'Mystic Pink') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Will not flower well in soil that is too fertile and will not thrive on heavy clay soils.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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