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.

Birds Most Commonly Attracted to Virginia Blue Bell

Insectivorous Birds     Ruby-Throated Hummingbird