Myosotis scorpioide

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    Myosotis scorpioide @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    Myosotis scorpioide @ Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome
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    Myosotis scorpioide @ Ashikaga Flower Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Myosotis scorpioide
Formal Name
Myosotis scorpioides l.
Alias
Habitat
Europe
Morph
Evergreen perennial

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What is Myosotis scorpioide

Myosotis scorpioide ,aka: forget-me-nots (Scientific Name: Myosotis scorpioide) is an evergreen perennial that is native to Europe and belongs to the family Boraginaceae. The stem is upright. Scarlet vellus hair grows on the stem and leaves. The leaves are green, oval and 2-5 cm long. The leaves are larger than the flowers of 1 cm or less. From spring to summer, the scorpioid cymes (scorpion type inflorescence) is extended from the tip of the flower stem, and several flowers in shape rotate shaped bloom. The tip of the petal is 5 deep, so it looks like a 5-petal flower. Flower colors are bluish purple, pink, and white. The central base of the flower is yellow. It is popular as an ornamental plant such as a garden plant or potted plant.

Generic name: Myosotis scorpioide, Scientific name: Myosotis scorpioides L.,Other name: Myosotis, forget-me-nots ,Origin: Europe, life type: Evergreen perennial,plant Height : 20 to 30 cm (dwarf species ) - 50 cm leaf, oblong shape, leaf blade length: 2-5 cm, phyllotaxis: alternate, leaf margin: entire, inflorescence shape: Scorpion type inflorescence (scorpioid cymes), Corolla: rotate withe five lobes, sepals: 5, stamens: 5, flower diameter:0.6~0.8 cm, flower: violet, peach, white, flowering: March-July

Detailed information

Order
Boraginales
Family
Boraginaceae
Genus
Myosotis
Species
M. scorpioides
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Scorpion-Type Inflorescence
Petal shape
Car
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GardenPot flower
Color
Pink, Violet, White
Season
MarAprMayJunJul
Height
20 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter
0.6 ~ 0.8

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