C. forbesii is a bulbous perennial to 15cm in height, with paired, strap-shaped leaves and small, upward-facing, intense blue, starry flowers with a clear white eye borne in clusters of 2-3 on a leafless stem
2020.- In full bloom mid-March.
2019- The blue is seen on one specimen on March 1st. First flowers bloomed on March 10. Beautiful flowering from mid-March to mid-April.
2018- Beautiful flowering from mid-March to mid-April. Numerous seedlings around the mother plants.
2017- Begins to appear in mid-March. The blue can be seen on a specimen on March 8th. First flowers in mid-March. One specimen with pink buds and white flowers. Full blooms end of March. Begins to wilt and sow seeds mid-April. All wilted by April 20. Produces lots of large seed capsules that open mid-May and sow on the spot. Foliage almost completely gone by the end of May.
2016 – Planted 150 bulbs in October 2016 between the geranium ‘Rozane’ and the heuchères ‘Mer de marbre’.