Virginia Bluebells -Mertensia Virginica

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Blue Bells For Sale

Ships Late April 2018

Bluebells - Mertensia virginica Bulbs

 

Plant at time of shipment - Bulb

Climate Zone: 3 to 8  

Mature Height: 1.5 to 2 Feet

Mature Width: 1 to 1.5 Feet

Sunlight: Prefers Part Shade to Full Shade

Soil Conditions: Prefers Moist Rich Soil

Botanical Name: Mertensia virginica

 

Bluebells are a very popular plant found in homes throughout the eastern United States. They prefer rich soils. The bluebells prefer part shade with moist soils. They go by bluebells or Virginia bluebells to many. This perennial has a bright, deep blue color and the blooms look like a small bell. They will start showing their colors in early spring and last until the heat of summer. Many homeowners prefer this perennial because it will show them when spring has arrived.

This perennial has been around for hundreds of years. It was once heard to turned into glue and attaching feathers to arrows. It can get crushed and turned into a starch before starch. This plant has many uses that have been around for years. The flowers can be turned into the sap as glue.