Cynoglossum amabile (Chinese Forget-Me-Not) - Key Growing Information
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.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.
PLANT HEIGHT: 18-24".
PLANT SPACING: 9-12".
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
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