Long-leaved Bluets

Long-leaved Bluets in the Rock Garden at Beaux Arbres

Botanical Name: Houstonia longifolia

Height: Small

Season of bloom: Early summer.

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

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes.

Remarks: A little larger than Common Bluets and comes into bloom as Common Bluets fade. Also, pale pink.

Similar species: Common Bluets

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