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Virginia Bluebells - Mertensia virginica

"Bluebells are ephemeral perennials. This means that shortly after blooming, the foliage begins to die and, by June, they are completely dormant." Virginia Bluebells

Also called Virginia Cowslip and Lungwort Oysterleaf. This beautiful native to North America is a relative of Myosotis (forget-me-not).

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This exquisite wildflower is a delightful addition to a garden. They add a lovely splash of blue and pink to spring days. It is important to plant them in a part of the garden you can leave undisturbed or you risk removing or destroying their small roots.

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Virginia Bluebells


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