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Wildflowers
by common name

Bluet
Bluets
Houstonia caerulea

Requirements:

Soil Type - Well drained, sandy loam
Soil ph - Neutral
Water - Dry
Light - Full sun

Characteristics:

Height - ¼ - ½ in.
flower stems to 6 in.
Time of bloom - May - July
Flower colors - Pale blue - yellow eye
Propagation - Seed, division
Transplants - Easily

Bluet

Rocky pastures are the best areas to locate Bluets. Large patches can be found where grasses are kept short and the soil is dry and sandy. Orange hawkweed and Pussytoes grow in the same conditions. Bluets are ideal in a rock garden. Leaves are 1/4 in. oval shaped and flowers are not much larger.

Bluets