Northeast Pollinator Plants
Gentiana clausa (Bottle Gentian)
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
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).