The forget-me-not family of weeds are annual or biennials, common in garden flowerbeds, roadsides, waste places and cultivated soil.
Identify the problem
- The Forget-me-not family (Myosotis) of weeds includes borage, viper's bugloss, field forget-me-not and others. This family is identified by hairy soft leaves in a rosette with a tall erect stem and yellow, blue or purple flowers.
In garden beds and waste areas
- Spot treat or area spray with Weed Weapon. Weed Weapon Extra Strength is systemic and kills weeds down to the roots within 2-4 days and is an ideal product for use around established trees and shrubs. It is inactive in the soil so planting can be safely carried out soon after treatment.
- For a fast acting organic solution use Kiwicare Weed Weapon Natural Power.
- For best results use in Spring and Autumn when weeds and turf are growing.
In paths and driveways
Did You Know
The forget-me-not family of pest plants includes yellow gromwell, borage, Paterson's curse, viper's bugloss, field forget-me-not, water forget-me-not, Russin comfrey.
Latin names: Yellow gromwell - Amsinckia calycina, Borage - Borago officinalis, Paterson's curse - Echium plantagineum, Viper's bugloss - Echium vulgare, Field forget-me-not - Myosotis arvensis, Water forget-me-not - Myosotis laxa, Russin comfrey - Symphytum xuplandicum.