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Mertensia virginica

Virginia Bluebells

Flower buds emerge pink before turning into pastel blue,trumpet-shaped flowers from March through April. A native perennial that will go dormant in the summer. An incredible early spring blooming perennial for the woodland garden.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:18-24 Inches
  • Spread:12-18 Inches

Attributes
Blooms in Shade
Cut Flower
Native
Spring Bloomer
Flower Color
Blue
Foliage Color
Green
Best Usage
Border or Bed
Naturalizing
Specimen
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Exposure
Part Sun
Shade
Growth Rate
Slow
Additional Information about Mertensia virginica

Flower buds emerge pink before turning into pastel blue,trumpet-shaped flowers from March through April. A native perennial that will go dormant in the summer.