Marsh Gentian (Gentiana pneumonanthe)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Other info: Sow at 18-22 C for 4 weeks, move to minimum -4 C for 6 weeks, move to 5-12 C. for germination
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bumblebees

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First wintersown sprouts! by kqcrna May 13, 2014 8:49 PM 50

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