Firmament

Cynoglossum amabile | SKU: 1264 P500
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$3.25
  • Hardy annual plants grow to 14-16 inches
  • Small, star-shaped blue flowers
  • A good cut flower
  • Great for ornamental plantings

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Also known as Chinese Forget-Me-Not or Hound’s Tongue, this variety bears masses of small star-shaped powdery-blue blooms contrast nicely with deep grey-green foliage. A good cut flower and an eye-catching addition to borders. Introduced by the German company Ernst Benary; received an AAS in 1939. Hardy annual, 14-16" tall.

Learn to Grow Firmament

Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before last frost

Germination: 5-10 Days

Plant Outdoors: 10-12” Apart

Light: Sun/Partial Shade

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors 1/4" deep. Transplant outdoors in late spring after the danger of frost has passed. Can also be directly sown outdoors several weeks before the last frost. Plants self-seed readily.

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Grow Quickly, My Deer Hate Them

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These flowers are not as dainty as the usual forget-me-nots that you'd see in the wild. This variety is more substantial, has thicker stems, and the color is a deeper shade of blue. Nonetheless, they are lovely flowers. They did well in my garden, and the deer in my area HATED them. I once saw one try to take a chomp and immediately dropped it. Deer are a huge problem in my garden, so the fact this was one less plant to worry about was a win for me.

Zone: 6b
Garden Type: In-Ground Garden Bed