Mertensia virginicaItem #6246 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
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Showy trumpet-shaped blue-violet flowers emerge out of pink buds to welcome spring in striking fashion. Popular accent to plant with naturalized daffodils or with ferns in the shady woodland garden. Herbaceous perennial goes dormant in the summer.
- OverviewLight Needs:Full shadeWatering Needs:Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.Average Landscape Size:Fast grower to 1 to 2 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide.Key Feature:Shade LovingBlooms:Blue-violet flowers in spring.Landscape Uses:
- DetailPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth rate:FastAverage landscape size:Fast grower to 1 to 2 ft. tall, 1 ft. wide.Special features:North American Native SelectionFoliage color:GreenBlooms:Blue-violet flowers in spring.Flower color:BlueFlower attributesShowy Flowers
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Full shadeWatering Needs:Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.