Gentiana andrewsii


Common Name: Bottle Gentian
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): part sun
Light Requirements: Part Sun
Height:14 to 18 inches
Width:24 to 30 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Wetland
Soil Type:moist to wet
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Wet
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:blue
Bloom Time:fall
Comments:Wet meadows. Flowers have intriguing "bottle" shape.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed requires light to germinate.
Germination Notes:
Grow Notes:
Picture Copyright: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester, PA.