Forget-me-not. A legend about the origin of the name forget-me-not is as follows. Once a medieval knight and his lady-love were walking beside a river. The knight held a bouquet in his hands. Because of the weight of the armor, he fell into the water. According to the legend, he threw the bouquet at her shouting forget-me-not.
Lupines are herbaceous perennials whose large, pea-like flowers come in amazing colors and combinations. Grown in full to part sun, they do not tolerate heat or humidity well. Getting 2-3' tall, they bloom in early to midsummer. Deer resistant, easy to grow, they are used in beds, borders, containers, and slopes. Zones 4-8