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Gentiana acaulis

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Family: Gentianaceae (jen-shun-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gentiana (jen-shee-AN-uh) (Info)
Species: acaulis (a-KAW-liss) (Info)

Synonym:Gentiana kochiana

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17 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
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

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive daryl On Jul 28, 2004, daryl from vernon, BC (Zone 6a) wrote:

I have had this plant for approx 10 years,got it from Germany.
Very slow to spread,easy to divide and replant.Survives in poor soil conditions and is drought tolerent.Beautiful deep blue flowers in mid spring,seed pods do form if bloom is left on the plant.

Regional...

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

Sorrento, British Columbia
East Haddam, Connecticut
Mount Prospect, Illinois
Lexington, Massachusetts
Canby, Oregon
Sherwood, Oregon
Barto, Pennsylvania



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