Mertensia virginica

Virginia Bluebells

In March and April, pink flower buds open to sky blue on Virginia Bluebells, a spring ephemeral. Ephemeral plants are those whose foliage goes dormant in summer. The foliage of Virginia Bluebells is blue-green. Virginia Bluebells naturalize well making it a great choice for the shade or woodland garden.

One of the most beautiful spring wildflowers
Naturalizes well in moist shady sites

Virginia Bluebells Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Height:

12-24 Inches

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Spread:

12 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Great Companion Plants for Mertensia virginica
Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Attributes
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Border or Bed
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Mass Planting
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Plants of Merit