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Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' (Cappadocian navelwort 'Cherry Ingram')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
0.25m
Max height
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram'

Other names: Cappadocian navelwort 'Cherry Ingram', Navel seed 'Cherry Ingram', Blue-eyed mary 'Cherry Ingram'

Genus: Omphalodes

Variety or Cultivar: 'Cherry Ingram' _ 'Cherry Ingram' is a clump-forming, rhizomatous, evergreen perennial with ovate, pointed, finely hairy, dark green leaves and loose racemes of deep blue flowers in spring.


Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' is: Evergreen

Flower: Deep-blue in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Spreading

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs , Snails

General care

Pruning: Cut down after flowering.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Division, Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram' (Cappadocian navelwort 'Cherry Ingram') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Underplanting, Wildflower, Woodland

Cultivation: Grows best in moist, fertile soil in part shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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