mountain bluebells mertensia cilliata in the desert ecosystem

Mountain Bluebells (Mertensia ciliata)

Mountain Bluebells (Mertensia ciliata) are a herbaceous perennial plant species native to western North America. They bloom in late spring to early summer and are pollinated by hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees. The plants die back to the ground in the fall and reemerge from their underground rhizomes in the spring. Author: Krystal ZunigaDate: March 23th, […]

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Virginia Bluebells Mertensia virginica Longwood Gardens in Philadelphia

Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica)

We found this native plant in our walk into the woods of Longwood Gardens, a beautiful conservatory of plants located in Philadelphia. The Virginia Bluebells are native plants of North America, found in the woods, rivers floodplains, and low forests. They do well in full shade and well-draining, moist and neutral soil. If you want […]

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