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Clusius' Gentian
Gentiana clusii

Family: Gentianaceae (jen-shun-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gentiana (jen-shee-AN-uh) (Info)
Species: clusii

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Perennials

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Green

Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Palmer, Alaska

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 11, 2011, jrtinker from Palmer, AK (Zone 3b) wrote:

Grown from seed obtained in the North American Rock Garden Society seed exchange, it took over 2 years to germinate, but once growing, only 2 more years until they bloomed. The plants have survived three alaskan winters, and have gotten stronger each year. Seed grown is showing to be hardy to zone 3a. Fantastic plant.