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Least Bluet

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Least Bluet, Houstonia Pusilla  is a Fast Growing Perennial

Least Bluet is botanically known as Houstonia pusilla. However, some of the more familiar names this flower called are Tiny Bluet and Small Bluet. These plants grow grouped in a cluster and will multiply on their own. The plant grows approximately 6 to 8 inches high and 8 to 10 inches wide. The flower is light blue to violet blooms that appear delicate in appearance, about 1/8 inch across with a yellow center of four stamens. The flowers have four petals, and when the flower begins to fade, a fruit develops in the middle that splits open when ripe. The leaves on the plant are solid with no teeth or lobes and dark to medium green. The Least Bluet is considered a wildflower and found in some states growing in nature in forest areas, meadows or hillsides. The flower grows well in zones 3 through 8 and should plant with a spacing of 3 to 6 inches.

Least Bluet, Houstonia Pusilla often Resides in Wet Forest or Hillsides and Attract Butterflies and Small Insects

Least Bluet is a fast-growing plant that flowers several times in a season and can have more than one stem and bud at a time. When placed in a planter, it has a cascading appearance spilling over the sides. The flower attracts many kinds of butterflies and small insects. The very small Least Bluet is a delicate and fast-growing perennial flower that appears during the year’s warmest seasons. The first time they come up during the year is in the early spring and bloom in the early summer. From the beginning, these flowers group in a cluster of light blue flowers. You will find single flowers growing separately, but this is less common.

They are called Houstonia Pusilla and Hedy Crassifolia. They grow to about 2” high, 3/8” in diameter, and blooms about 1/8” across. It is recognizable for its light but elegant blue-violet color. This little guy often resides in wet forest areas or hillsides, but you will find them pretty much anywhere in nature. In the southeastern region of the United States, they are frequent inhabitants of the average lawn in the early days of spring. But they are so lovely and so refined a wildflower that many people look forward to their appearance. They are a comforting presence and give the property a feeling of peace and tranquility. The scientific name of these flowers is Houstonia pusilla. Also, the Least Bluet is known as the Tiny Bluet or Small Bluet.

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They can be added to borders or naturalized in the wild. Since they bloom so early, they can be used as indicators of spring's arrival.

The least Bluet is a flowering plant that belongs to the family of Campanulaceae. It has a habit of growing in the form of a vine. The name knows this beautiful plant of least Bluet or Mexican bellflower;  It has purple flowers, which are its blooming buds. The flowers are tiny in size, and hence it is also called the little bellflower. 

The leaves of this plant are green in color and grow in the shape of a heart or arrow-shaped leaves. These leaves are approximately 2 inches long. This plant's seeds are oval-shaped and brownish, with light lines inside them. The plant grows mainly in Mexico, southern parts of Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, etc. It can be grown in any soil provided well-drained and has proper sunlight exposure. The erect stems are slender and thread-like and bear scale-like leaves greenish-grey on the top side and pale brown beneath. The flowers are star-shaped with five pale pink petals about 2.5 mm long and 15 stamens with yellow anthers.

Least Bluet is mainly found on chalk or limestone soils in grassland, woodland margins, and dune slacks as far north as Inverness in Scotland. Its preferred habitat is nutrient-poor acidic grassland with open areas, forming colonies of many thousands of plants. This plant can be used for medicinal purposes and garden purposes. This plant helps treat wounds, skin problems, burns, rheumatism, kidney stones, and other disorders like gastritis, peptic ulcer, cancer, etc. 

USDA Climate Zone: 3-8

Tree Height: 6-8 inches

Soil Type: moist to dry

Sun: full sun to light shade

Ship as: Bareroot

 

Purchase Least Bluet is one of the most influential and top-selling insecticides for long-term control of bluecoats in lawns and landscapes

 At least Bluet is an insecticide that kills on contact and controls insects from hatching for up to eight weeks. It works on various insects, including caterpillars, cockroaches, beetles, grasshoppers, ticks, crickets, and many more. 

You can get rid of various diseases by regularly consuming the least bluet juice. It cleanses your body and keeps it free from various problems like constipation, diarrhea, gas problem, etc. It keeps your body free from infections and diseases. It also improves your digestion system and ensures the proper functioning of the stomach and intestine. You can get rid of headaches, fever, cough, flu, cold, and sore throat by regularly consuming the least bluet juice.

Least Bluets is an excellent addition to butterfly gardens because the flowers attract so many different species. Plant this little groundcover in sunny spots along a fence where you might want to create a butterfly garden or even in regular flower beds if you're going to encourage butterflies without disturbing your existing plantings. The wildflowers will also help attract pollinating insects such as bees, butterflies, and moths.

Least Bluet for sale contains metaldehyde, which is toxic to insects' adult and larval stages. Spray it directly on them or where they are likely to land to kill the bugs. The best time to use this product is at night, when most insects emerge from hiding places. Use Least Bluet in residential and commercial settings such as homes, farms, and gardens. It also prevents damage caused by existing pests and will not harm plants or other animals, making it environmentally friendly. 

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Native to North America but are typically associated with Zone 4 and Zone 8,
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  • 5
    Beautiful

    Very beautiful spread! Good choice

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