Gentian (Gentiana paradoxa)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 6 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 8 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Which Gentian? by SunnyBorders May 27, 2014 8:59 PM 3

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