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Widely distributed in the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere, this genus of around 9 species of annual, biennial or perennial herbaceous plants is in the Boraginaceae family. They are clump or mat-forming, creeping plants with simple leaves and blue or white flowers resembling those of the related forget-me-not. In their native habitat they are found in woodlands and commonly cultivated species such as O. cappadocia, or the Cappadocian navelwort, prefer a shady position in moist soil.
Common problems with Omphalodes
How to propagate Omphalodes
Seed or division in spring.
Other uses of Omphalodes
Suitable as good ground cover, especially in rock gardens.