What is the meaning of forget me not flowers?
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Keeping this in consideration, what do Forget Me Nots symbolism?
Forget-Me-Not plants symbolize true love. The forget-me-not flowers are a medium, "true blue". And as the name suggests, they are given or used to decorate gifts with the hope the recipient will not forget the giver. It also symbolizes faithful love and memories.
Subsequently, question is, what do you do with Forget Me Nots after flowering? Care of Forget-Me-Nots Once they have flowered, the entire plant will die. Leaves and stems dry out and generally get gray. If you want more flowers in that site, leave plants in place until fall to allow the seeds to sow themselves naturally.
Thereof, why are they called Forget Me Not flowers?
The forget me not flower got its name after a Greek word Myositis which actually meant mouse's ear. Myositis is a scientific name but the common name is Forget me not flower. The name forget me not came from the German word vergissmichnicht which means forget me not.
Is Forget Me Not poisonous?
Ornamental forget-me-nots (M. sylvatica) are indeed edible. They grow in USDA zones 5-9. However, another variety, called the Chinese forget-me-not (Cynoglossum amabile) and the broadleaf forget-me-not (Myosotis latifolia) are considered mildly toxic to grazing animals eating these types of forget-me-nots.