Chatham Island forget-me-not
Evergreen perennial with large heart- or kidney-shaped leaves, deeply veined, 15 to 30 cm wide. Large heads, 10 to 15 cm wide, of sky blue flowers with white centers in spring. Native to the Chatham Islands.
Ideal for shady areas. Tolerates full sun as long as the root system is kept cool. Requires fertile, well-draining soil. Susceptible to fungal diseases, in particular in moist sites. Needs protection from slugs and snails. Hardy to -12oC.
Combine wiith fine-leafed plants, such as ferns and grasses.
Type of plantHerbaceous - Perennial
Size30-50 cm tall
Landscape UseFoliage and flower display
- Temperature: Hardy
- Light: Low Medium High
- Moisture: Low Medium
- Soil: Medium
- Wind tolerance: High
- Coastal tolerance: High