Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Bloom Color
Blue
Attributes
East Coast Native

Mertensia virginica

Virginia Bluebells

Virginia bluebells hav nodding bell-shaped flowers that are loosely arranged on the delicate stem. The blooms change from pale pink to sky-blue as they open in spring. Summer dormant.

Height:

24-36 Inches

Spacing:

18" (46 cm)

Additional:

Prefers consistent soil moisture.

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Bloom Color:

Sky-blue.

Mertensia (mer-ten'-see-a)

Family: Boraginaceae · Common Name: Virginia Bluebells

Lovely funnel- or bell-shaped flowers bloom in varying shades of blue. Taller varieties are great for borders, while low ones are great for rock and alpine gardens.

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