Swertia perennis
Swertia perennis
Swertia perennis
Swertia perennis
Swertia perennis
Swertia perennis
Swertia perennis
Swertia perennis
Swertia perennis
Swertia perennis
Swertia perennis
Swertia perennis

Swertia perennis

Star Gentian

Gentianaceae

Height

20 - 30 cm

Flower colour

steel - lilac

Flowering time

July - August

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

moist, lime-rich

pH

hlutlaust - basískt

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Eurasia and N-America

Swertia is a genus in the gentian family, Gentianaceae. Most are alpine which often grow in wetlands and meadows so they grow best in moist soil.

Propagation:


Division in spring or fall.


Seed - sown in September - November.

Seed lightly covered and stored at 20°C (68°F) for 2 weeks and then moved outside until germination.

Is native to moist mountain meadows, often growing in lime-rich soil.

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