Also called Siberian Bluebells
More About Mertensia sibirica
- AKA Mertensia pterocarpa
- Deep blue to purple, funnel-shaped flowers
- Flowers hang in small clusters
- Blueish-green, basal, heart-shaped leaves
- Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
- Flower Height: 30 cm
- Foliage Height: 20 cm
Mertensia sibirica does not go dormant after flowering, unlike the native species Mertensia virginica.
Japanese Bluebells Growing and Maintenance Tips
A slow-growing perennial best grown in partial to full shade, in average to moist conditions and should not be allowed to dry out. Somewhat tolerant of urban pollution.
Mertensia sibirica Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum