Mertensia Virginica, or more commonly know as Virginia Bluebells, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and blue flowers of the genus Mertensia. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 2.3 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during spring and is tolerant of shade. Mertensia Virginica or Virginia Bluebells's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.
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