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
Virginia Bluebells are a common plant found in homes throughout the eastern United States. They prefer rich soils. The bluebells prefer a partially shaded area with moist soils. 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 converted 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.
Virginia bluebells (Mertensia Virginica) also known as the Virginia Cowslip, are wildflowers that colonize in the moist woodlands of eastern North America. This plant thrives on partial to full-shade of light and grows up to 24 inches (60cm) tall.
Here's How to Plant Virginia Bluebells Bare Root
-- Plant in the spring or fall.
-- Plant in moist and wet soil. Once you’ve chosen a spot for the plant, dig to loosen the soil.
-- Plant in an area that’s partial sun and partial shade.
-- Space plants anywhere from 12 to 18 inches apart.
-- Plant so that the top of the root is one inch below the soil line.
Remember, this plant thrives in moist, so depending on rainfall, you should water well after planting, and continue regular watering.
Virginia Bluebells ship bare root.
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