30 - 50 cm
July - September
well drained, moist, fertile, humus rich
acid - neutral
Gentiana is a large genus of around 400 species in the family Gentianaceae. It's distribution is alpine and temperate regions in Europe, Asia and America. The signature feature of the genus are exceptionally blue, trumpet shaped flowers.
Seed - sown in September - January.
Seed just covered and stored outside until germination.
Sky blue flowers. Supposedly hardy, but can be finicky.