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Omphalodes cappadocica 'Starry Eyes' (Cappadocian navelwort 'Starry Eyes')

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 'Starry Eyes'

Other names

Cappadocian navelwort 'Starry Eyes'

Genus

Omphalodes Omphalodes

Variety or Cultivar

'Starry Eyes' _ 'Starry Eyes' is a clump-forming, rhizomatous, evergreen perennial with ovate, pointed, finely hairy, mid-green leaves and, in spring, loose racemes of deep blue flowers with white-edged petals.


Omphalodes cappadocica 'Starry Eyes' is: Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Spreading

Flower

Deep-blue in Spring

Foliage

Mid-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


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Where to grow

Omphalodes cappadocica 'Starry Eyes' (Cappadocian navelwort 'Starry Eyes') 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

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Omphalodes cappadocica 'Starry Eyes'

Other names

Cappadocian navelwort 'Starry Eyes'

Genus

Omphalodes Omphalodes

Variety or Cultivar

'Starry Eyes' _ 'Starry Eyes' is a clump-forming, rhizomatous, evergreen perennial with ovate, pointed, finely hairy, mid-green leaves and, in spring, loose racemes of deep blue flowers with white-edged petals.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Clump-forming, Spreading


Colour

Flower

Deep-blue in Spring

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

General care

Pruning

Cut down after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Omphalodes cappadocica 'Starry Eyes' (Cappadocian navelwort 'Starry Eyes') 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

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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