Caucasian forget-me-not - an attractive annual with numerous uses
Caucasian forget-me-not is a well-known spring flower and brings joy to the gardener's heart at the beginning of spring. In folk culture, the forget-me-not flower is associated above all with memories of past love. With the Caucasus forget-me-not of the Jack Frost variety, you get an attractive and hardy foliage ornamental perennial. The perennial grows up to 30 cm high and has a unique leaf colouring of delicate white. Several veins run across the leaves, creating a distinctive pattern that you can enjoy all year round after buying Caucasus Forget-me-not. The decorative flowers are also an excellent accompaniment to many other flowers. From April onwards, the Caucasus forget-me-not rewards you with light blue, filigree flowers. These appear in a friendly shade of blue and bring life into your garden. A harmonious picture results from the spring flowers in groups of several plants.
Easy-to-care-for flowering plant for any garden
The blue spring flower is particularly easy to care for. The vigorous perennial not only copes with frost without any problems. Apart from regular watering and a little long-term fertiliser, the forget-me-not flower does not need any special care. After flowering, the forget-me-not often responds to pruning with a second blessing of flowers. In your garden, the semi-shade and shade plant Brunnera will brighten up shady corners and beds. There it will be happy to have a nutrient-rich and permeable loamy soil. A similar garden soil, enriched with a little humus, is perfectly suitable for the Caucasus forget-me-not. And sandy soil can be rounded off with a little garden compost.
A thematically versatile perennial, Brunnera
The Caucasus forget-me-not is ideal for classic cottage gardens. There it takes its place as a perennial in bordered shade beds. Because of its attractive foliage and the contrasting light blue flowers, the plant can be used, for example, for the edge of walkways. In this spot it cuts a good figure with other perennials such as daisy or women's mantle It also contrasts well with the golden strawberry In spring, the forget-me-not spreads good humour with primroses and daffodils. Alternatively, the plant can be used just as profitably in romantic gardens or in nature gardens. The Caucasus forget-me-not looks very attractive under large trees or in the foreground of shady garden areas. There the foliage of the ornamental perennial will play around decorative garden elements with its leaves. In addition, you can place the spring bulrush at the edge of the pond, where it can be combined with creeping pond plant