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Mertensia (Bluebells)

Wood Bluebells from North America are winter hardy perennials with most ornamental, sky-blue bellflowers above glaucous leaves. They are native of humus rich soils in open spots in woods. Easily grown in any rich, well-drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot.
Sow seeds flat in any rich, well drained soil. Keep pots in a sunny, protected spot outside. Most species require a cooling period of several months prior to germination. If these species are sowed late in the year, they do not germinate before spring in the following year. Transplant to the final spot in the garden from mid summer to early autumn.
All are USDA Climate Zone 6.
20 seeds per package..
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Mertensia alpina (Alpine Bluebell)

Mertensia alpina (Alpine Bluebell)

10 (15)cm, Alpine Bluebell is a dwarf perennial with dense terminal clusters of ink blue nodding flower bells on short stalks with glaucous leaves. For any rich, very well drained soil in a sunny spot with protection from winter wetness. Excellent in the rock garden. Seeds from a certified wild collection in El Paso County, Colorado, USA at some 4000m. IV-V.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 5328 € 7,99
Mertensia brevistyla (Short-style Bluebells)

Mertensia brevistyla (Short-style Bluebells)

25 (35)cm, Short-style Bluebells makes terminal clusters of nodding long, bright blue flower trumpet above silvery green leaves covered with short coarse hairs. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Mesa County, Colorado, USA at some 2750m. IV-V.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 5331 € 7,99
Mertensia campanulata (Idaho Bluebell)

Mertensia campanulata (Idaho Bluebell)

120 (150)cm, Idaho Bluebell a taller species with terminal clusters of rich blue flowers. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Blaine County, Idaho, USA at some 2050m. IV-V.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 5332 € 7,99
Mertensia ciliata (Tall Fringed Bluebell)

Mertensia ciliata (Tall Fringed Bluebell)

170 (210)cm, Tall Fringed Bluebell makes very tall stems topped by terminal clusters with pendulous blue bells above bluish gray leaves. For any rich, very well drained soil in a sunny spot with protection from winter wetness. Excellent in the rock garden. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Gunnison County, Colorado, USA at some 3050m. V-VI.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 5333 € 7,99
Mertensia lanceolata (Lanceleaf Chiming Bells)

Mertensia lanceolata (Lanceleaf Chiming Bells)

30 (45)cm, Lanceleaf Chiming Bells makes terminal clusters of bluish pink flowers bells above glaucous, narrow leaves. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Elbert County, Colorado, USA at some 2050m. IV-V.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 5334 € 7,99
Mertensia macdougalii (Macdougal's Bluebells)

Mertensia macdougalii (Macdougal's Bluebells)

30 (45)cm, Macdougal's Bluebells has terminal clusters of nodding blue bell flowers above bluish green, broadly ovate leaves. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Coconino County, Arizona, USA at some 2100m. IV-V.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 5336 € 7,99
Mertensia oblongifolia (Oblong Leaf Bluebells)

Mertensia oblongifolia (Oblong Leaf Bluebells)

25 (35)cm, Oblong Leaf Bluebells makes terminal clusters of bright blue, nodding flowers above lance shaped to elliptical leaves covered with short hairs. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Blaine County, Idaho, USA at some 2050m. IV-V.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 5337 € 5,99
Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)

Mertensia virginica (Virginia Bluebells)

30 (60)cm, Virginia Bluebells is an utmost showy early flowering, herbaceous clump-forming perennial with bluish-green, entire foliage and very showy, bright sky-blue bellflowers in dense clusters. It is native of rich, semi-moist soils in woods and river floodplains in Missouri (USA). Easily grown in any humus rich, well drained, always slightly moist soil in partial shade. III-IV.
20 seeds per package.

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seed package0015 € 4,99*
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Mertensia viridis (Bluebells)

Mertensia viridis (Bluebells)

25 (35)cm, Bluebells a variable species with terminal clusters of showy rich bluish purple flower bells above lanceolate, coarsely haired leaves. For any rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded spot. Seeds from certified wild collections in Park County, Colorado, USA at some 3800m and in Carbon County, Wyoming, USA at some 2300m. IV-V.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 5338 € 7,99