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Gentiana clausa  (Bottle Gentian)

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Gentiana clausa (Bottle Gentian)

$ 4.50
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:  Garden or Naturalizing

Light:  Full Sun to Part Sun

Hardiness Zone:  3 to 7   USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Medium to Moist

Flower Time:  August - Late September

Flower Color:  Purple Lavender

Height:  1'-3''

Notes:  Bumblebees are very attracted to Bottle Gentian and able to pry open the closed petals for rich reward; looks like the flower is chewing up the bee, but no worries!

Native to the parts of the Northeast and Midwest US:  USDA Native Plants Map


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