Photo Courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company

Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)

This compact, herbaceous perennial features sturdy stems with bright green ovate foliage and are topped with terminal clusters of pink flower buds that open to nodding, trumpet-shaped violet blue flowers that emerge pink. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms early to mid-spring
1-2 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Part to Full Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture