Mertensia 'Virginia Bluebells'

Blue blooms for your shade garden!
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Features to Note


3 - 8

Mature Height

18 IN

Mature Width

24 IN

Light Requirements

Part Shade

Moisture Requirements

Moist, well-drained

Soil Tolerance

Normal, loamy

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range
3 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.


Mertensia virginica, commonly known as Virginia bluebells, is an erect, clump forming perennial which grows in loose clusters of trumpet shaped blue flowers which will fill your garden with color in the early spring. The flower buds are pink and the blooms emerge with a pinkish hue before turning blue all contrasted against blue green foliage. They are easily grown in well drained soil and part to full shade. Virginia bluebells look incredible planted in mass and will be at their best if left undisturbed your shade garden. Use in conjunction with other shade loving perennials like ferns or hostas for a perfect shade garden pairing. Let these blue blooms light up the darkest corners of your landscape.


Genus: Mertensia
Species: virginica
Variety: 'Virginia Bluebells'
Item Form: Bareroot
Category: Perennials
Bloom Season Start: Early Spring
Bloom Season End: Late Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
USDA Zone Low: 3
USDA Zone High: 8
Uses: Beds, Border
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
State Shipping Restrictions: GU, ID, PR, VI
Discount Exempt: No



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