These resemble forget-me-nots (Myosotis) but typically have deeper blue, somewhat larger (1/2-in.) flowers and more restrained behavior—they don’t have the irritating habit of reseeding themselves all over the place. Omphalodes thrive in woodland gardens or shaded rock gardens and look especially attractive on a wall or bank, where their flowers may be viewed at eye level.Omphalodes verna
Native to mountains of Europe. Forms a foliage mat to 3 in. high and 3 ft. or more wide, with dark green leaves. In spring, leafy stalks to 8 in. high bear clustered deep blue flowers with a white eye.
From the eastern U.S. This is the most widely planted species. Grows to 1–2 ft. high and 1 1/2 f...
Native to eastern North America. High-branched tree to about 100 ft. tall and 70 ft. wide, with a roun...
Native to Oregon’s northern and central Cascades, Siskiyous, and Sierra foothills in California ...