Myosotis scorpioide

Myosotis scorpioides l.

  • Myosotis scorpioide
  • Myosotis scorpioide
  • Myosotis scorpioide
  • Myosotis scorpioide
  • Myosotis scorpioide
  • Myosotis scorpioide
  • Myosotis scorpioide
  • Myosotis scorpioide
  • Flower name
    Myosotis scorpioide
  • Scientific name
    Myosotis scorpioides l.
  • AliasForget-me-not, エゾムラサキ, フォーゲット・ミー・ノット, 忘れな草
  • Place of originEurope
  • Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July

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


  • Order
    Boraginales
  • Family
    Boraginaceae
  • Genus
    Myosotis
  • Species
    M. scorpioides
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scorpion inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Wheel-shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial
  • Flower colors Blue
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.6 ~ 0.8 cm

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