How to use Forget-me-not in a sentence
One of the finest of the endemic flowering plants of the group is the boraginaceous "Chatham Island lily" (M y ousitidium nobile), a gigantic forget-me-not, which grows on the shingly shore in a few places only, and always just on the high-water mark, where it is daily deluged by the waves; while dracophyllums, leucopogons and arborescent ragworts are characteristic forms in the vegetation.
Every path and every plot, Every blush of roses, Every blue forget-me-not Where the dew reposes, " Up!
Wood Whites visit a wide range of nectar sources including greater stitchwort, wood forget-me-not, birdsfoot trefoil, bitter vetch and bugle.
Fairy Forget-me-not (Eritrichium) - E. nanum is an alpine gem, closely allied to the Forget-me-nots, which, however, it excels in intensity of azure-blue.
The plant is vigorous habited, forming foot-high mounds crowded with rich gentian-blue flowers like a glorified Forget-me-Not.Advertisement
Creeping Forget-me-Not (Omphalodes Verna) - A pretty hardy plant, bearing in early spring handsome flowers of a deep clear blue with white throats.
Behind the cake was a large heart made of grape vines and forget-me-not flowers.
A characteristic feature is the one-sided (dorsiventral) inflorescence, well illustrated in forget-me-not and other species of Myosotis; the cyme is at first closely coiled, becoming uncoiled as the flowers open.
The scales around the throat of the corolla protect the pollen and honey from wet or undesirable visitors, and by their difference in colour from the corolla-lobes, as in the yellow eye of forget-me-not, may serve to indicate the position of the honey.
The forget-me-not, a favourite with poets, and the symbol of constancy, is a frequent ornament of brooks, rivers and ditches, and, according to an old German tradition, received its name from the last words of a knight who was drowned in the attempt to procure the flower for his lady.Advertisement
Particular favorites for breeding amphibians include water crowfoot, water starwort, water forget-me-not and water mint.