Bottle Gentian

Gentiana clausa

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Description:

A fall flowering perennial that is found on open, moist sites. Produces deep blue, closed flowers from September through October. 1 foot tall, prefers wet soils and full sun to part shade.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Blind Gentian
Plant Family:Gentianaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
South Jersey Native Range:South Jersey
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees
Bloom Time:August to October
Global and State Rank:S4, G5
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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