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Victoria White Forget-Me-Not

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria White'

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Victoria White Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria White') at Knupper Nursery

Victoria White Forget-Me-Not flowers

Victoria White Forget-Me-Not flowers

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Plant Height:  6 inches

Flower Height:  8 inches

Spacing:  10 inches

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3

Description:

A low mound forming variety that is smothered in pretty white flowers in spring, each bloom accented by a tiny gold eye; excellent for massing with spring blooming bulbs

Ornamental Features

Victoria White Forget-Me-Not features delicate cymes of white flowers with gold eyes at the ends of the stems from late spring to early summer. Its narrow leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Victoria White Forget-Me-Not is an herbaceous biennial with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Self-Seeding

Victoria White Forget-Me-Not is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Victoria White Forget-Me-Not will grow to be only 6 inches tall at maturity extending to 8 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 12 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 10 inches apart. It grows at a fast rate, and tends to be biennial, meaning that it puts on vegetative growth the first year, flowers the second, and then dies. However, this species tends to self-seed and will thereby endure for years in the garden if allowed.

This plant does best in partial shade to shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Edging  Garden  Naturalizing 
Applications
Flowers 
Ornamental Features

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