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Virginia Bluebells

Botanical Name
Mertensia virginica
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
9
Height
12 to 24 inches
Width
12 to 18 inches
Flowers
Early spring: blue
Light
Shade
Soil
Cool, moist, organic
Planting & Care
  • Plant in spring or fall
  • Plan for large void left by fading foliage
Problems
None serious, a few fungal diseases
Varieties
  • Alba - white
  • Mertensia maritima - low growing, bright blue flowers in early summer, blue-green foliage

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