Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebell)

An unsung hero for bringing fantastic, early spring colour to shady areas. More
1 x 9cm plant 200351-1 £7.50 In stock
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3 x 9cm plants 200351-3 £21.95 In stock
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An unsung hero that’s not widely seen. Plant this and it will shine in a shady corner with fantastic, violet-blue cowslip-like blooms appearing in April. It works well at the front of borders or in dappled shade beneath trees or established shrubs.

Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Virginia bluebell
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Alkaline, Clay, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 30-45cm (12-18in)
Spacing 30-45cm (12-18in)
Care Tips Grow in moist soil out of Full Sun. Expect plants to go dormant early after blooming
Flowering April - May
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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