General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 6 inches - 9 inches
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flower Color: Other: Small white eyes, bright blue petals with pale lilac edges
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer

Common names
  • Navelwort
  • Blue Eyed Mary
  • Creeping Forget-Me-Not
  • Cappadocian Navelwort

Photo Gallery
Location: My garden in Ontario, Canada
Date: 2023-05-22
Finally not lost amongst the forget-me-nots !
Location: Cheshire, England
Date: 2021-05-30
Photo by kosk0025
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2007-04-04
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2006-04-05
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2009-03-28

Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Salem, OR
Date: 2013-04-14

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