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