This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V21", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
The list of varieties of cultivated Forget-me-nots is by no means numerous, and the addition to it of a pretty novelty that Mr. Cannell showed us the other day is a welcome acquisition. Its flowers, which are of moderate size, have a ground color nearly white, with five stripes of blue radiating from the centre in a star-like manner, producing a pretty as well as quaint appearance. At present we are unable to speak of its habit, or whether it exists in quantity or merely as a solitary sport. - Garden.