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.
Native along streams throughout most of California’s foothills except along the coast; mountains...
Many of the choicest foamflowers are of uncertain origin. ‘Cygnet’ has star-shaped leaves ...
Native to Oregon’s northern and central Cascades, Siskiyous, and Sierra foothills in California ...