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Genus: M

Magnolia
sweet bay magnolia
Maianthemum
Canada mayflower
Manfreda
false aloe
Marshallia
large-flowered Barbara's button
Matteuccia
American ostrich fern; ostrich fern
Meehania
Meehan's mint; creeping mint
Melissa
lemon balm
Mentha
Corsican mint; applemint; horsemint; peppermint; spearmint
Mertensia
Bluebells; lungwort
Mimulus
Alleghany monkeyflower
Miscanthus
silver grass; maiden grass; variegated eulalia; maiden grass
Mitchella
partridgeberry
Monarda
Oswego tea; bee balm; dotted mint; horsemint; wild bergamot
Morus
mulberry
Muhlenbergia
purple hairgrass
Musa
hardy banana

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Mertensia

(Borigaceae - borage family)
About 150 species of annual and perennial herbs and shrubs which bloom in the spring and summer.

virginica peren • ht 1-2' • zones 3-8

Virginia bluebells


native, part shade - shade
south-eastern U.S.

An erect, clump-forming perennial with loose, nodding clusters of large phlox-like, 1-2" blue flowers which bloom in early spring. Flower buds are pink and flowers emerge with a pinkish cast before turning blue. The flower cluster is multicolored with bright pink and true blue occurring together. A spring ephemeral, foliage dies to the ground by mid-summer as the plant goes dormant. Prefers moist, well-drained soil and mildly acid soil.

cat # 6E1W
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea