Definition of Virginia bluebell in English:

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Virginia bluebell

noun

A North American woodland plant of the borage family, bearing blue trumpet-shaped flowers.
  • Mertensia virginica, family Boraginaceae.
Example sentences
  • You can fill in between the plants with daffodils, Virginia bluebells, or annuals.
  • As the foliage of Virginia bluebells goes dormant in summer it will be covered by the hosta or fern leaves.
  • You may even have the earliest-blooming flowers such as the Virginia bluebell bloom before the shrubs are in leaf.

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