Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)
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Mertensia virginica

Virginia Bluebells

Lovely pink buds turn to varying shades of blue as they mature. Wonderful plant for a woodland garden. Will go dormant by mid-summer, so plant it with other perennials that will fill in the void it leaves.

Height: 18-24 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Time: April,May
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Mertensia virginica

Attributes

Spring Emphemerals

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Rabbit Resistant

Plant Habit

Rounded

Light Conditions

Shade

Native Plant Community

Woodland
Wet Woodland

Bloom Time

April
May

Flower Color

Blue

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Type

Raceme

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average

Origin

Greater Midwest