Virginia Bluebells

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Virginia Bluebells - Mertensia Virginica

The Virginia bluebell is a perennial wildflower with a height of about 30 inches. The plant has a small violet, blue, and white flowers. It blooms from March to May and prefers at least three hours of sunlight for best results. It is native to parts of the eastern United States and Canada.

The Virginia bluebell, Mertensia virginica, is a flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae with a natural range extending from the southeastern United States north to Nova Scotia and west to Iowa. It is among the few native flowering plants in North America, most commonly referred to as "bluebells," along with the closely-related wood hyacinth.

Are Virginia Bluebells hard to grow?

Mertensia Virginica is among the easiest wildflowers to grow. They grow just about anywhere and give a beautiful burst of color in late spring.
They grow in moist, shady forest habitats and are pollinated by bees. Virginia bluebells prefer a woodland habitat that is shaded by deciduous trees. Bluebells are some of the best flowers to plant and are effortless to grow and propagate. All you need is patience; bluebells can bloom anywhere from two weeks to a year or two. You will need extra attention if you live in a colder climate.

Virginia bluebells grow well with violets, daisies, and tulips.

We are experts in making beautiful gardens and can help you create the perfect place. We offer a variety of beautiful plants that thrive in different regions.
These lovely bluebells will put a spring in your step! Virginia bluebells grow in sandy soil and are great for flower beds.
These flowers are beautiful plant for any landscaping project. They have the perfect drooping bell-shaped flowers that can be put in a variety of arrangements. We carry them all year long and offer delivery anywhere within the continental United States.
It's also easy to care for, self-sows, and can grow in many different soil types. What are you waiting for? Add some natural beauty to your front yard with this gorgeous plant.

The Virginia bluebell is a shade loving perennial that can tolerate some sun. They need at least 2-3 hours of sunlight daily, and they will bloom best if planted in the spring or fall. Mertensia Virginica is hardy to zones 4-8 and is native tfound from the eastern United States and Canada. The plant has a long flowering period, typically from April to June. This perennial grows 8-24 inches tall, with an upright habit. The leaves are dark green and glossy in appearance.

The flowers of the Virginia bluebell are bell-shaped and come in shades of light purple, lilac, pink, or white. They are usually arranged on terminal racemes that can reach up to 12 inches long. Plants produce a robust sweet fragrance during the flowering season that attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies. They grow great alongside Trillium, ferns, and other perennials.

Are Virginia Bluebells deer resistant?

Virginia bluebell is a perennial plant that is deer resistant. It can be grown in zones 3-9. It has a pleasant scent and blooms from April to May.

Bluebells prefer acidic soil with a pH of 4-5.

Virginia bluebells are a type of wildflower native to North America and Europe. These flowers are found in open meadows and forests, near streams and other bodies of water. Mertensia Virginica prefers moist soil and partial shade.

Virginia bluebells are wildflowers that grow in the Eastern United States. They are commonly found in open fields, and forest edges and are often mistaken for baby blue eyes.

Virginia bluebells have an indigo-blue flower with a white center. The leaves are green on top and have white underneath, which is why they are sometimes called "upside-down flowers."

Virginia Bluebells are a beautiful species of wildflowers that are top sellers. They grow in wet soils and can be found in forests, meadows, and along streams. These plants are also called "Woodland Bluebells" or "Honeybells."

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1. Do Virginia Bluebells spread fast?

A. While they do spread, they are not generally considered invasive or fast-spreading plants.

2. When should Virginia Bluebells be planted?

A. Virginia bluebells (Mertensia virginica) are best planted in the fall or early spring. These plants are perennials that emerge in the spring and go dormant in the summer, making fall and early spring the ideal times for their establishment.

How to plant Virginia Bluebells?

  1. Dig a hole twice as large at the root.
  2. Lay the tuber horizontally and cover the entire root with soil.
  3. Lightly press the soil where the tuber is.
  4. Water 1-2 times a week for the first month.
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  • 5
    Virginia Bluebells

    Posted by virginia bluebells on Mar 20, 2023

    I received my plants in great condition Planting instructions were included. I can't wait to get these in the ground.

  • 5
    Perfect for our shade

    Posted by Virginia Bluebells on Dec 14, 2022

    These have bloomed stunningly by our rocks. It has some shade and must be the perfect amount because these are stunning