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Virginia Bluebells

SKU: AM018261
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Virginia Bluebell’s gorgeous flowers start out as lovely, pastel pink buds and open up into vivid, true blue blooms. A perfect addition to part and full-shade woodland gardens, plant Virginia Bluebells to see early spring blooms and frequent visits from pollinators. This native plant increases in size each year and will form a beautiful colony over time with almost no care from the gardener. (Mertensia virginica)
key features
Botanical Name
Mertensia virginica
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Groundcover, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Mature Height
18-24" tall
Bloom Time
Early to late spring


18-24" tall x 18-24" wide, this beautiful member of the Borage family is a wild gardeners dream. It has beautiful flowers with pastel pink buds that open into true blue that attract bees and butterflies. It spreads, but not too quickly. The plant increases in size each year with almost no care. And its dependably hardy from zones 3 to 8. A great plant for spring bloom in shade. It likes moisture, and will do fine even  in deep shade. (Deciduous, not evergreen.)