Zones 4 to 7;
Full Sun to part shade.
Mature size 24 to 30 inch height, spreads 18 to 24 inches.
Growth Rate: Moderate;
- Small, 4-petaled, intense blue violet flowers bloom at each node up the stems
- Blooms midsummer into early fall
- Compact, durable, drought resistant selection
A trueblue perennial that is also floriferous!
Gentians tend to grow best in cooler zones with mild summers. It prefers full sun to part shade and should be protected from the afternoon sun in regions with hot, humid summers. Plant it in well-drained, sandy loam to loam soil with average moisture. If the soil stays wet, especially in winter, the plant may rot.
Attributes: border plants, cut flowers. Deer and rabbit resistant
Thirty (30) plants per flat (or tray). Approximate Plug Measurements: 3 inches deep x 2 inches wide.