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Bottle Gentian Seeds

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This unique plant produces striking, purple flowers that even in maturity look like large buds. Bottle Gentian prefers moist, rich soil and is great for planting near bodies of water. Perennial. (Gentiana andrewsii)

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Common Name Bottle Gentian
Botanical Name Gentiana andrewsii
Plant Type Perennials
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Blue
Mature Height 12-24" tall
Bloom Time Mid summer to mid fall
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Packet 750
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Native To North America
Native To Northeastern North America
Native Yes
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7
Advantages Deer Resistant
Is It Storable? Yes- You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada Yes
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Bottle Gentian is a rare addition to any wildflower garden. It produces violet-purple, large budding flowers and prefers full sun to partially sunny areas. It does best when planted in moist, rich soil and is found naturally along bodies of water.


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Bottle Gentians require SHADE


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  • Expanding Wild Patch


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    • Shade Required

    Comments about American Meadows Bottle Gentian Seeds:

    I have used to expand a wild patch

    Bottle Gentians require Shade !

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