Today's bloom is Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica)

Bloom of the Day for July 21st, 2009:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Pink, Dark Blue, Lavender

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring

Sun requirements: Partial to Full Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 3a to Zone 9b

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing: 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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plantladylin wrote:
Beautiful photograph of "Virginia Bluebells"!

Gerris2 wrote:
Thanks for this honor and for the comments! I just noticed this photo was photo of the day. I was in Japan at the time and I guess I overlooked a notification. I look forward to these blue flowers every spring! Joseph