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Gentiana septemfida/Crested Gentian

Gentiana septemfida / Gentiana septemfida
Flowers and foliage
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Flowers and foliage

Flowers held on stems above foliage

Many small flowers aproduced bu plant

Close view of flowers

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Scientific Name: Gentiana septemfida
Common Name: Crested Gentian
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Grow in rock and alpine gardens. Excellent as a grounmd cover were small areas are to becovered. Has many striking blue flowers that are relatively small. Flowers last for most of summer and into fall.