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 3 in. high, 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.
Native from central SierraNevada to British Columbia. To1–3 ft. high and wide. Ovate toelliptical, dar...
Native from the eastern Mediterraneanregion to Iran. This mat-forming perennial is popular in northwes...
Native to the Mediterranean region and Asia Minor. These shrublets, attractive in or out of bloom, are...