MERTENSIA / VIRGINIA BLUEBELLS

perennials for bees
perennials for butterflies

MERTENSIA FEATURES & CARE

- Attracts Pollinators: Bees, Butterflies

- Easy to grow and naturalize

- Prefers humus-rich soil

- Part to full shade 

- Foliage dies back after blooming

MERTENSIA PAIRS

Geranium maculatum - Wild Geranium.jpeg
Phlox div. Blue Moon - Woodland Phlox.jp
Dicentra cucullaria - Dutchman's Breeche
Aquilegia canadensis - Colorado Columbin
Chamaelirium luteum - Fairy Wand.jpeg
Lobelia siphilitica - Great Blue Lobelia

Photos:

Header: Hagerty Ryan, USFWS on Pixnio

maculatum: © Wit's End Gardens, all rights reserved

Blue Moon: Wilson44691

cucllaria: Pixnio

canadensisRagesoss / CC BY-SA

luteumEric Hunt / CC BY-SA 

siphiliticaAgnieszka Kwiecień, Nova / CC BY-SA