Common Bluets

Botanical Name: Houstonia caerulea

Height: Very small

Season of bloom: All spring.

Growing Conditions: Sun. Thrives in sandy or gravelly soil.

Wildlife benefits: Pollinated by tiny early pollinators.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes.

Remarks: Tiny, easy, long bloom period. What’s not to love?

Similar species: Long-leaved Bluets

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