Wood Forget-Me-Not | Myosotis sylvatica

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1x plug plant (approx. 2-5cm above ground, 15cm of root structure below ground)

Discover the delicate beauty of Wood Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis sylvatica) at our wildflower nursery. This resilient perennial with charming blue blooms brings a touch of woodland magic to your garden. Easy to grow in various conditions, Wood Forget-Me-Not thrives in sun or shade. Explore our collection, find planting tips, and elevate your outdoor space with the timeless allure of Wood Forget-Me-Not. Perfect for gardeners of all levels, this perennial adds a whimsical touch to gardens, borders, and containers. Shop now and let the timeless charm of Wood Forget-Me-Not grace your green haven!


Botanical Information: Wood Forget-Me-Not

Wood Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis sylvatica), is a charming wildflower that captures the hearts of nature enthusiasts. Its name, Forget-Me-Not, hints at the unforgettable beauty it brings to woodlands and garden spaces. Sporting clusters of small, delicate flowers with five sky-blue petals and a golden-yellow centre, Wood Forget-Me-Not stands out as a symbol of natural grace. The leaves are lush green, hairy, and shaped like a spear.


This delightful wildflower finds its home in woodlands, meadows, and the edges of forests. Wood Forget-Me-Not thrives in partially shaded areas, where dappled sunlight filters through the tree canopy. It is often found alongside streams, adding a splash of colour to these serene woodland environments. In the garden, it appreciates well-drained soil, making it a versatile and adaptable plant.

Benefits to Wildlife

Wood Forget-Me-Not is more than just a pretty face; it plays a vital role in supporting local wildlife. Bees, butterflies, and other pollinators are drawn to its nectar-rich blooms. By attracting these essential insects, Wood Forget-Me-Not contributes to the pollination of other plants in the ecosystem. Its seeds, housed in tiny nutlets, serve as a nutritious snack for birds, further enhancing its role in the circle of life.

Conservation Status in the UK

Wood Forget-Me-Not is not currently evaluated for conservation status in the UK. However, as habitats change and face threats from various factors, it becomes crucial to appreciate and safeguard the natural spaces where this species thrives. Woodlands, meadows, and forest edges all benefit from conservation efforts to maintain biodiversity and protect the delicate balance of ecosystems.

Ease of Growing

For budding gardeners and nature enthusiasts, Wood Forget-Me-Not is a dream to cultivate. Its adaptability to different light conditions, including partial shade, makes it suitable for various garden settings. Whether you have a small woodland garden or a sunny meadow edge, this wildflower can find its place. It readily self-seeds, creating charming colonies that return each year, offering an enduring connection to nature.

Caring for Wood Forget-Me-Not

Caring for Wood Forget-Me-Not is a joyous task. Plant the seeds in early spring or early autumn, and watch as the tiny green seedlings emerge. Keep the soil consistently moist during the initial growth phase. Once established, these hardy plants can withstand some dry spells, making them low-maintenance companions in your garden. Pruning is seldom necessary, as they maintain a compact and tidy appearance.

Creating a Woodland Haven

Imagine transforming a part of your garden into a woodland haven with the enchanting presence of Wood Forget-Me-Not. Allow this delightful wildflower to weave its magic, attracting butterflies and bees while creating a serene retreat for you to enjoy. Their azure blooms bring a touch of woodland whimsy to your outdoor space, making every glance a reminder of the beauty found in the heart of nature.

In conclusion, Wood Forget-Me-Not is not just a flower; it’s a connection to the magic of woodlands and the vibrant tapestry of life in nature. Its easy-going nature, adaptability, and contribution to local ecosystems make it an ideal choice for those seeking to foster a deeper connection with the natural world right in their own backyard.

More Information


The Wildlife Trusts

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Additional information

Weight 1 kg


Flowering Months

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Light levels



Soil moisture

Dry, Normal, Well draining


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