Native to North America, this perennial plant is one of the prettiest wildflowers. Clusters of small, trumpet-shaped flowers nodding from a single sturdy stem look stunning in any garden location. Blooming starts in early to mid spring with the formation of pink buds that later mature into lavender-blue flowers. Deer tend to avoid. Mertensia virginica.
Sun Exposure:Full Shade, Partial Shade
Height/Habit:12 - 24 inches
Spread:8 - 10 inches
Spacing:8 - 10 inches
Planting Instructions:Light dappled shade.
Shipped:NO. 2 BAREROOT
Flower Form:Nodding clusters of trumpet-shaped 1" long flowers.
Foliage Type:Upright, rigid stems bear elliptic to obovate leaves up to 6" in length.
Soil Requirement:Moist, humus-rich soil is best.
Additional Information:Self seeds under favorable conditions.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
Perennials & Potted Plants
5/6/19 - 6/7/19
3/4/19 - 6/7/19
7A & 7B
2/25/19 - 6/7/19
8A & 8B
2/18/19 - 5/31/19
2/11/19 - 5/31/19
Last Order Date
Zones 1-4: June 3rd, 2019 Zones 5-7: June 3rd, 2019 Zones 8-10: May 27th, 2019