Monthly Archives: August 2011

Late summer flowers

Stellaria in bloom

The farthest north forget-me-nots


Farthest North Forget-me-nots in Alaska

…or the US, for that matter.  Forget-me-nots are the Alaska state flower, and this is, without a doubt, the farthest north plant.  I transplanted it from Point Hope years ago, and it is doing very well this year, with flowers a good 5 inches taller than ever before in Barrow (although still about 6 inches shorter than they were in Point Hope).

The farthest north forget-me-nots in Alaska