Perennial, clump-forming plant that grows up to 2 feet tall. Grows in part shade to full shade and moist soils. The tubular flowers are visited by long-tongued bees, ruby-throated hummingbirds, skippers, and sphinx moths. Foliage dies back by mid-summer. Blooms April to May.
Species: Mertensia virginica
Borage family: Boraginaceae
Available spring 2022
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