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Willow Gentian
Gentiana asclepiadea 'Pink Swallow'

Family: Gentianaceae (jen-shun-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gentiana (jen-shee-AN-uh) (Info)
Species: asclepiadea (ass-kle-pee-AD-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Swallow

Category:

Perennials

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

East Haddam, Connecticut

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Feb 6, 2011, dave12122 from East Haddam, CT wrote:

Super form. Looks a bit like Trycyrtis in bloom. Very easy to grow, partial shade, moist soil. Looks nice trailing over rocks. Would be about a foot high, but trails so gives a graceful look to the garden. Flowers are a lovely pink. Recommended.