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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.25m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram'

Other names

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

Genus

Omphalodes 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

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Deep-blue in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

General care

Pruning

Cut down after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

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)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Omphalodes cappadocica 'Cherry Ingram'

Other names

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

Genus

Omphalodes 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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Deep-blue in Spring

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

General care

Pruning

Cut down after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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