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Gentiana andrewsii
JLBG @ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Gentiana andrewsii

Andrew's Closed Bottle Gentian

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Item #: 8366

Zones: 3a to 7b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


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Gentiana andrewsii is a splendid North American native gentian that hails from the colder regions of the country...Canada south to Missouri. The 18" slightly lax stems arise from a dormant rosette in spring, clothed in pinky-shaped glossy green leaves. In late September and October, the clumps are topped with hummingbird attracting clusters of blue-lavender flowers resembling a mini southern bottle-tree. Gentiana andrewsii prefers slightly moist alkaline conditions, although we have found it to also grow well in slightly acidic ground while tolerating seasonal droughts.