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Forget-Me-Nots are a great way to get a carpet of blue in your garden.
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Hi. I’m Dave Epstein with Growing Wisdom. We’ re at dog level today and I’m showing you a carpet blue.
You know, people say there are not many things that bloom true blue. And this Forget Me Not has gone a little crazy. Two years ago, one plant, and it has spread to create a carpet of blue. Now, I have to be careful of this. It’s going to start coming up in the lawn, it’s going to spread and that can be the challenge with certain plants. They do so well they become what’s called aggressive. That next step would be invasive. It would spread everywhere and start taking over. This plant is probably not going to that level but it’s becoming a little bit aggressive. But you know what, I kind of don’t care. I just love it. People come by, they come around the corner, they see the blue and it’s wonderful. It’s been blooming now for nearly three weeks and could go for a couple more. So we’re talking five weeks of bloom from this little Forget Me Not. The flowers are very small, but when you mast them altogether, it’s quite a pop of blue.
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