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
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
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