Myosotis alpestris & Myosotis sylvatica
Myosotis sylvatica (wood forget-me-not) is a species of flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae, native to Europe.
It is a short-lived herbaceous perennial or biennial growing to 12–30 cm (5–12 in) tall by 15 cm (6 in) wide, with hairy leaves and a profusion of disc-shaped, intensely blue (occasionally white) flowers in Spring.
- Stace describes this plant as having the following characteristics:
- Upright, to 50 cm; softly hairy, with hairs at more-or-less right-angles to the main stem.
- Flowers grey-blue, to 8mm across, flat in profile; sepal tube with hooked hairs; April–July.
- Mature fruit dark brown, shiny.
- Mature calyx on spreading stalks longer than sepal tube; calyx teeth spreading to expose the ripe fruit.
- Basal leaves stalked, in a rosette; upper leaves not stalked.
To learn more : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myosotis_sylvatica