Mertensia Virginica

Botanical Name:

Mertensia virginica

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Rich, moist, sometimes rocky, soils.
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Perennials, Native Plant, Perennial, Wildflower, Herb

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

1-3 ft.

Flower

Nodding, trumpet-like 1 in. light blue flowers with five petals, the buds pink. Blooms from spring to early summer.

Benefits
Attracts

Butterflies

Bees

Hummingbirds

Pollinators

Taxonomy

Order

Boraginales

Family

Boraginaceae

Genus

Mertensia


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