PlantsGentiana→Crested Gentian (Gentiana septemfida)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 8 - 15 inches
Plant Spread: 8 - 15 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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New to gardening sorry to bother by Chrisfigueroa521 Nov 14, 2017 3:36 PM 8
Banner for October 21, 2013 by Leftwood by Leftwood Oct 22, 2013 7:21 AM 18
Gentiana septemfida x parryi by chelle May 5, 2013 5:09 AM 2
Alpine Plants by valleylynn Dec 21, 2013 7:33 PM 58

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