A charismatic spring ephemeral easily grown in rich, well drained soil! Distinctive blue flowers attract early bees, butterflies, and sphinx moths- including a hummingbird moth. Grows quickly in early spring, and dies back by summer. May reseed and form colonies in optimal conditions, but does so fairly slowly.
Light: Part Sun/Shade, Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic
Soil Type: Loam, Sandy Loam, Humus
Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Mar-Apr
Root Type: Rhizome
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, butterflies, skippers, and sphinx moths. May be visited by early hummingbirds when bloom times overlap with spring migrations. Occasionally browsed by deer. Colonies provide spring cover for wildlife.