Botanical Name: Houstonia caerulea

En Français: Houstonie bleue

Bluets bloom for 2 or 3 weeks in the spring. It plant helps filter water runoff. It makes a small contribution to stabilizing soil.

They can be planted in meadows. It grows especially well among grasses and a good choice for rock gardens, lawn replacement and on the edge of a path.

Other Characteristics

Pollinators: Bees, Birds, Butterflies

Sun/Shade: Shade

Planting and Care Considerations

Plants disperse by seed, and they also spread through slender rhizomes, leading to the formation of clumping colonies.

Most growth and development occurs during the spring.

Grasses, among others


Water: Regular water requirement.

Best Soil: Moist and slightly acidic soils.

Growth Habit: Bluets are naturally found in wet grassy meadows, thickets, and open woods.