Forget-me-nots by I, KENPEI [GFDL (, CC-BY-SA-3.0 ( or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0 (] via Wikimedia Commons

Forget-Me-Notes by KENPEI [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Zone: 4 to 9


Bloom Time: Spring

Height: 6″ to 2′

Forget-me-nots are another native plant. It has very pretty blue flowers in the spring and is very easy to grow.

Background of many blue flowers forget-me-not ©fotokate -
Blue-flowered forget-me-nots ©fotokate –

These plants do tend to self-seed, so they work very well for naturalizing a wooded area…but in your garden, you may need to spend some time removing the new plants that pop up every year where you weren’t expecting them.