Virginia Bluebells

Virginia Bluebells
Virginia Bluebells

Bloom time: Early Spring to Summer

Zones: 3 – 8

Virginia Blue Bells is a lovely native plant, commonly referred to as Virginia cowslip, which produces bell shaped flowers that start out pink and mature to lavender blue.

Virginia Bluebells with Hellebore
Virginia Bluebells with Hellebore

It goes completely dormant after blooming in the spring, which gives me an opportunity to double plant with Japanese painted fern (another one of our perennial ground cover plants for shade).

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Virginia blue bells with ferns, hostas and hellebores

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