Today's bloom is Crested Gentian (Gentiana septemfida)

Bloom of the Day for October 9th, 2012:

Type of plant: Alpines and Rock Gardens

Bloom color: Medium Blue, Dark Blue

Bloom time of year: Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 8a

Height: 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing: 9-12 in. (22-30 cm), 12-15 in. (30-38 cm), 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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onewish1 wrote:
what a great color!!

pirl wrote:
Love it!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
It is a beauty I love this plant in full bloom