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Omphalodes kuzinskyanae (Forget-me-the-beaches)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
1 year
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Omphalodes kuzinskyanae

Other names

Forget-me-the-beaches

Genus

Omphalodes Omphalodes

Species

O. kuzinskyanae - O. kuzinskyanae is a mat- or clump-forming annual with upright stems bearing stem-clasping, ovate to elliptic, grey-green leaves and tiny, blue or white flowers from spring into summer.


Omphalodes kuzinskyanae is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Mat Forming

Flower

Blue, White in Spring; Blue, White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation

Sow seed in situ in spring.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Omphalodes kuzinskyanae (Forget-me-the-beaches) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.3m after 1 year.

Suggested uses

Underplanting, Rock, Mediterranean, Gravel, Cottage/Informal, Coastal, City, Beds and borders, Woodland

Cultivation

Best in moderately fertile, preferably alkaline, rocky or sandy, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Prefers being in the shadow of rocks or in coastal forests. An endangered species native to a small area along the coast of Portugal.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Omphalodes kuzinskyanae

Other names

Forget-me-the-beaches

Genus

Omphalodes Omphalodes

Species

O. kuzinskyanae - O. kuzinskyanae is a mat- or clump-forming annual with upright stems bearing stem-clasping, ovate to elliptic, grey-green leaves and tiny, blue or white flowers from spring into summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

Blue, White in Spring; Blue, White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation

Sow seed in situ in spring.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Omphalodes kuzinskyanae (Forget-me-the-beaches) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.3m after 1 year.

Suggested uses

Underplanting, Rock, Mediterranean, Gravel, Cottage/Informal, Coastal, City, Beds and borders, Woodland

Cultivation

Best in moderately fertile, preferably alkaline, rocky or sandy, well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Prefers being in the shadow of rocks or in coastal forests. An endangered species native to a small area along the coast of Portugal.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 12, Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3, Zone 2, Zone 1

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