Chinese Forget-Me-Not Mystic Pink
Chinese Forget-Me-Not 'Mystic Pink'
Unlike traditional biennial Forget-Me-Nots which require a full year to bloom, Chinese Forget-Me-Nots can be grown as an annual crop and flower just three months from sowing. ‘Mystic Pink’ produces an abundance of tall, delicate cotton candy pink stems that look incredible en masse and mixed into arrangements.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 75-85 days
Plant spacing: 9-12”
Pinch: when 8” tall
Approx seeds per packet: 75
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 8 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Seeds require total darkness to germinate so cover and place in a dark room until they sprout.
Forget-Me-Nots are prone to wilting in the heat, so harvest during the coolest part of the day and place directly into water to rest a few hours before arranging. Expect a vase life of 5-6 days if preservative is used.
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