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Gentiana x 'True Blue'

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Gentiana x 'True Blue' - Gentian

More About Gentiana x 'True Blue' (PP20433)

  • Tubular-shaped, electric-blue flowers
  • Flowers are bright blue on both the inner and outer petal's surface
  • Blooms appear up and down the stems at the nodes
  • Smooth, green, lance-shaped leaves
  • Strong, upright habit
  • Bloom Time: Mid-July to mid-September
  • Flower Size: 6 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

60-75 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Gentian Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, acidic, well-drained soil, in partial shade and where it will be protected from the hot, afternoon sun. Winter wet sites may result in root rot. Primarily grown in alpine habitats, where summers are cool and damp.


Gentiana x 'True Blue' (PP20433) Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge