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Gentiana clausa (Bottle Gentian)

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Gentiana clausa (Bottle Gentian)

$ 4.99
We ship only to the New England and New York states.  Orders are shipped mid-June through September.  We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts.  Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants.  Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.  Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.

Common Name:  Bottle Gentian

Attracts:  Bees

Use:  Naturalizing

Light:  Full Sun to Part Sun

Hardiness Zone:  4 to 7   USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Moist, Acid

Flower Time:  Mid August - Late September

Flower Color:  Blue/Purple 

Height:  1'-3'

Notes:  Gentiana clausa (Bottle Gentian) is striking in flower with distinct closed elliptical blue/purple balloons for flowers which bumblebees can pry open to reach the pollen and nectar.

Native to Northeast and Mid-Atlantic US., Biota of North America, North America Plant Atlas. (BONAP/NAPA).

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