Mertensia virginica

Common name: Virginia Bluebells

Native plant

Virginia Bluebells start with pink flower buds that open to blue in March and April. Foliage is a soothing blue-green and matures between 12”-24” tall. This plant is a true spring ephemeral, meaning the foliage goes dormant in summer. Great for naturalizing in rich, moist woodland situations. The flowers are pollinated by long-tongued bees primarily. Other visitors to the flowers include hummingbirds, butterflies, skippers, and Sphinx moths, including hummingbird moth.

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Per unit for pint growing method $8
Flats $108

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Plant Details

Plant type

Forb

Soil type

Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Partial Sun / Part Shade, Shade

Bloom period

Spring

Growth rate

Moderate

Flower color

Blue

Size

Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
1 Feet
Max height
2 Feet
Max width
3 Feet

Additional information

Pollinator hot spot

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