Flowers Cynoglossum

Cynoglossum Seed

Product ID: 4403

Best blue forget-me-not for cut flowers.

Tall, uniform plants produce a strong first cut of long, sturdy stems, followed by an abundance of branching side stems. Attracts bees. Also known as Chinese hound's tongue. AAS winner 1935. Ht. 24–36". Avg. 7,100 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.


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DAYS TO GERMINATION: 5-8 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C)

SOWING: Transplant - Sow 3-4 weeks before last frost. Transplant out after last frost. Direct seed - Sow as soon as soil can be worked. Cover seeds lightly with soil as darkness is required for germination.





HARVEST: 1/2 the florets are open.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Moderate to well-drained soil.

USES: Cut flower, garden beds, and beneficial insect plantings.

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cynoglossum amabile

ALTERNATE NAME: Chinese hound's tongue

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Quick Facts

Latin Name

Cynoglossum amabile

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

80 - 85 Days

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).


Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

Open Pollinated

Product Features

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
AAS (All-America Selections) Winners AAS (All-America Selections) Winners
All-America Selections is an independent, non-profit organization that tests new, never-before-sold crop varieties, and then introduces only the best garden performers as AAS Winners.
Attracts Beneficial Insects Attracts Beneficial Insects
Variety attracts and supports pollinators and/or insects that prey on garden pests.

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Attracts Beneficial Insects AAS (All-America Selections) Winners