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A picture of a Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram'

Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram'

Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram'

Photo by Roosie (All rights reserved)

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram'

A close up of some purple and blue Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' flowers and green foliage
A close up of a some green leaves and blue flowers of a Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' plant
A close up of some purple and blue Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' flowers and green foliage
A close up of some purple and blue Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' flowers and green foliage

Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram' Overview

Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' is a compact, low-growing, clump-forming, herbaceous cultivar, known by the common name Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram'. It is a semi-evergreen perennial that typically grows to around 20cm in height. Leaves are oval in shape and covered in delicate hairs. Flowers are borne on short stems, on branched stems. They are small, bright blue (resembling forget-me-nots), and appear in the spring . The ones nearer the base are older, and new flowers are produced from the growing tip. Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' is hardy down to -15C but likes a sheltered position. It needs partial shade and fertile, moist soil. Left to its own devices, it will spread and form a dense carpet. It can therefore be used as a groundcover plant and is suitable for many garden situations, including cottage-style beds and borders. It has earned an 'RHS Award of Garden Merit'.

Common problems with Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram'

How to propagate Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram'

Division

Divide in early spring.

Seed

In spring.

Special features of Navelwort 'Cherry Ingram'

Ground cover

Attractive flowers

Wet sites