Gentiana andrewsii

Common name: Bottle Gentian

Native plant

Bottle gentian is most often found in moist areas near streams and ponds. Typically grows 1-2' tall and features tight clusters of tubular,deep blue flowers which never open. The closed flowers have a tiny opening at the tip and are pollinated by bumblebees that push their way in. Flower clusters appear at the tops of the stems or in the upper leaf axils in late summer to early autumn. Best in part shade areas.

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Per unit for pint growing method $5
Flats $63

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Plant Details

Plant type

Forb

Soil type

Mesic (Not to Wet Not to Dry), Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade

Bloom period

Fall

Growth rate

Slow

Flower color

Blue

Fall color

Yellow

Size

Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
8 Inches
Max height
2 Feet
Max width
2 Feet

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