The BEST bare roots I have purchased to date. I bought several varieties and all were absolutely the best I have ordered. Great product - super impressed!
Roots arrived plump and healthy. I look forward to seeing them come up next Spring.
Very nice sized rhizomes shipped quickly and securely. Thank you so much
I planted these all around my oak tree and they have thrive they love the shade and grow beautiful little blue looking bells!
They have beautiful blooms. They look great where I planted them.
The blooms on these are amazing.
Bluebells are the most beautiful flower I have ever seen.
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Virginia Blue Bell is a Unique Flowering Perennial
Botanical Latin Name: Mertensia virginica
Common Name: Virginia bluebell
Sun Exposure: partial sun exposure to complete shade
Mature Height: 2.3 feet
Spread: by seed from original plant 1’ to 2’ per year
Spacing: 9” to 12.”
Growth Rate: moderate
Flowering Time: middle to late spring to early to mid-summer with a good environment and well-managed moisture
How Long It Flowers: about three weeks
Flower Color: blue
Soil Requirements: fine to medium texture, at least 100 frost-free days, low drought tolerance, needs good drainage.
Pruning: not advised, especially during the flowering season
Flower Form: A ¾” to 1” long blue flower formed in a bell-like shape with petals that do not individually separate but suggest five petals at the flower’s edge. They are on a 12” to 30” tall, light green, hairless stem with leaves of light green to grey-green and round. The leaves measure 7” long and 3” wide and are also hairless. The buds are pink. As the buds blossom, they become light pink-purple and acquire their light blue color as they mature. Each stem holds a cluster of flowers. These flowers are occasionally white or pink at maturity.
Virginia Bluebell is Beautiful When it is in Full Bloom and Adds Colorful Drama to your Garden or Landscaping
Each blossom on this unique flower has approximately five petals, has a bell shape, and is a lovely sky blue color.
Blue Bells can grow to be about a foot tall and 1 to 2 feet wide. They require very little care and are relatively easy to grow. They grow best in any sun conditions and well-drained soil and do need a lot of water. Gardeners who take delight in forest flowers might want to consider purchasing Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica) from a tree nursery.
Virginia Bluebell is very easily propagated.
Buying seeds or cuttings from a tree nursery will help the gardener ensure that he obtains plants well-suited to his area and growing zone. Virginia bluebells are wild, perennial, flowering plants native to the United States.
They are often found, mainly in the American Midwest, but they can also be found in other parts of North America, including much of the east coast and Canada. Although they are native to North America, they have also been transplanted to England and are said to be popular in English gardens.
True to their common name, the flowers of the Virginia Bluebells are shaped like bells. They are usually light blue, though their buds are general pink. They grow among coarse green, oval-leafed foliage.
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Virginia Bluebells is an Eye-Catching Cluster Bloomer
Virginia Bluebells grow in clusters of tubular clear-blue flowers that flare out at the mouth from pink buds. To complete their beauty, lance-shaped foliage appears purplish-brown and will turn a medium green before becoming dormant after blooming. It branches occasionally, and the central stem is hairless and ordinarily light green. The leaves can be up to 7 inches long and 3 1/2 inches wide and bright green or greyish green.
These do very well with spring bulbs and are perfect for borders. Virginia Bluebells typically bloom in early spring to mid-spring and will continue to bloom through early to mid-summer, depending on the weather conditions. They do best in well-drained soil.
Buy Virginia Bluebells Thrive in Fertile Soil and are Very Stunning Additions to Natural Areas and Gardens
It is essential not to overwater Virginia Blue Bells, not kill them. Virginia Blue Bells are very tolerant of many different atmospheres, but it is best not to move them once established, so you should plan where you want them. Virginia Bluebells bloom pretty well, whether propagated by seed or by division.
It's best to plant divisions in October or wait until spring, preferably March or April. Virginia Bluebells develop very quickly during the spring, after the danger of frost has passed and foliage typically dies down by mid-summer. Bees cross-pollinate Virginia Bluebells, and they also attract butterflies, as they like to come for the nectar that the flowers abundantly produce.
This wildflower is excellent and beautiful when blooming. It will grow in fertile soils and is very adaptable to different types of soil conditions. They will start to thrive during March and flourish through April. This wildflower will be stunning in a natural area or garden area. The small flowers will show out and be stunning when in bloom with their bright blue to almost purple color. Each stalk can become home to several bluebells at once. They look just like their name, small bells.
It is native to North America and grows from the mid-west, west coast, east coast, and even the country's middle part. The blooms will appear from the central part of spring and last until the summer months. The leaves are long and can grow up to 7 inches long.
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