Virginia Blue Bell - Mertensia virginica
Native to USA
State distribution (USDA): AL, AR, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, VA, WI, WV
Herbaceous perennial ranging from 2 to 3 feet in height, Virginia Blue Bell blooms blueish, tubular flowers from April to May. The nectar-rich flowers are frequented by hummingbirds. Insects will also visit Virginia Blue Bell, which will in turn attract insectivorous birds.