Gentiana andrewsii (Bottle Gentain)


This late summer to early fall blooming perennial sweeps the landscape with its cluster of regal blue blooms adding a deeper tone to the increasingly golden fall prairie. This plant thrives in moist and rich soils, ranging in habitat from moist prairies, seepage areas, and fens. Its attractive foliage and bloom add to its alluring effect and with correct soil and moisture conditions deterring it from drought, is a great addition to a natural area or garden.The Hercules of the pollinator world, the bumblebee is one of the only insects strong enough to open its closed flowers. 

  • Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
  • Soil Conditions Wet Mesic-Mesic
  • Height 2'
  • Flower Color Blue
  • Flower Time August, September, October

 

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