Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Virginia Bluebells

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Mertensia virginica

Flower Description:

Pink buds open into beautiful, blue, 1 inch long, trumpet shaped flowers. Massed they are stunning.

FamilyBorage
Season BloomLate Spring
HabitatMassed Virginia Bluebells offer a stunning spring display in the woodland garden. The bluebell is a ephermal that will disappear later in the summer. In the landscape, plan for later emerging shade plants to occupy the space.
CyclePerennial
Height1-2'
Leaf DescriptionThe leaves are lush, large, smooth gray-green and oval shaped.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade
LocationWoodland