The Q&A Archives: Bluets

Question: As a child, we had dear little 4-petaled flowers in our lawn near our pond. I have seen them recently (late April in Connecticut), and looked in a wildflower book. It sounds like they are called Bluets. Is there a way I can get seeds or plants for these lovely little flowers?

Answer: Bluets are Houstonia caerulea or Houstonia longifolia. "Garden in The Woods" seed catalog offers Houstonia caerulea, you can get in touch with them at: Houstonia longifolia (Long Leaf Bluets) are available at "A World of Seeds by Carol" at:

Enjoy your bluets - I really love them too!

« Click to go to the homepage

» Ask a question of your own

Q&A Library Searching Tips

  • When singular and plural spellings differ, as in peony and peonies, try both.
  • Search terms are not case sensitive.

Today's site banner is by cocoajuno and is called "Here's looking at you."