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Navelwort

Omphalodes cappadocica

Also known as

Cappadocian Navelwort

Omphalodes cappadocica 2 by Stan Shebs (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Navelwort

A group of green Omphalodes cappadocica leaves and blue flowers in a garden
A photo of Navelwort

Navelwort Overview

Omphalodes cappadocica, commonly known as navelwort, is a creeping, spreading perennial. It produces underground stems and bright blue flowers in spring and summer.

Common problems with Navelwort

How to propagate Navelwort

Cuttings

Propagate from seed or cuttings if self-seeded plants are not available.

Seed

Special features of Navelwort

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Navelwort

Ground cover, walls, rock garden, banks and under shrubs