Northeast Pollinator Plants
Gentiana clausa (Bottle Gentian)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
Shipping will be in the order received. Please check the Home Page for updated expected ship date. Free shipping for 15 or more plants.
Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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Common Name: Bottle Gentian
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
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).