Blue is actually a difficult color to come by in nature, that's what makes this gentiana such an outstanding plant. Through the summer and into the fall the mid-height bushy foliage produces 2 inch flowers all along the stems. The flowering plant is great for the middle or back section of a border planting or garden bed, it can be used around hardscapes and even along fence rows or other borders.
|Bloom Color:||True blue|
|Bloom Period:||Summer to fall|
|Genus & Species:||Gentiana 'True Blue' PP20433|
|Mature Height:||24 to 30 inches|
|Mature Spread:||12 to 18 inches|
|Plant Spacing:||8 to 14 inches|
|Planting Depth:||Plant at soil level|
|Planting Time:||Spring or fall|
|Soil Type:||Well drained soil that stays moist|
|Sun Exposure:||Full Sun to Part Shade|
|Zone:||4 to 7|
General care for any tree or shrub is easy, please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.
Caring for Gentiana 'True Blue' - Gentian
Gentians are grown best in cooler climates with mild summers, where summers are warmer it should be protected from afternoon sun. Plant it in well-drained soil that maintains average moisture, mulch will help to maintain the moisture. If the soil stays wet the plant may rot.