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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"
  • Width: 18" – 24"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: April, May
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 9
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  • Plant Characteristics - Mertensia virginica

  • Attributes

    • Spring Ephemerals
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Wildlife
    • Attracts Butterflies
    • Attracts Pollinators
    • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Critter Resistance

    • Rabbit Resistant
  • Plant Habit

    • Rounded
  • Light Conditions

    • Shade
  • Native Plant Community

    • Woodland
    • Wet Woodland
  • Flower Color

    • Blue
  • Flower Hue

    • Medium
  • Flower Type

    • Raceme
  • Flower Height

    • 18" to 24"
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 1"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • Greater Midwest
  • Divide

    • Every Five Years or Longer

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  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Height: 18" – 24"
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  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Height: 18" – 24"
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  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Height: 18" – 24"

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Fax: (847) 742-2655
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St. Charles, IL 60174

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