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Forget-me-not difficulty


By Bernard

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Gb

I have had Forget-me-nots growing in the garden now for some time, presumably self-seeded although this year I did plant plant a few new ones because the existing ones all were afflicted with mildew. The new ones have suffered exactly the same fate and I wonder if this is normal - if it is there seems little point in growing them.

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Mildew is par for the course with Forget me Nots. It normally only effects them while setting seed for the next generation of plants so I would continue to grow them. The parent plants once they have set seed die anyway. I think they are just prone at this time (mostly) because they are using vital energy to make seed. Pull out the old plants once the seed are falling.

28 Jun, 2009


OOooo....I love forget me nots. Fractal is correct....they usually only succumb to mildew after flowering. If you want to reseed yourself you could pull out the plants once the flowers finish.

28 Jun, 2009

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