499

This listing is for one packet of Bottle Gentian (Gentiana andrewsii) seeds. Each packet contains roughly 750 seeds. For best germination of native species, remember to scatter seeds November-January! 

A unique plant with striking blue, closed flowers whose shape give this gentian its common name.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic, Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Humus

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Color: Blue

Bloom Time: Sep-Oct

Root Type: Taproot

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bumblebees, which are one of the few insects that can access the inside of the flower. Bitter foliage deters herbivores, but new growth is occasionally browsed by deer.

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