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Gentiana asclepiadea /Willow Gentain

Gentiana asclepiadea  / Gentiana asclepiadea
Established clump in ground bed
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Established clump in ground bed

Nice display of flowers in August

Foloage and flowers

Close view of flowers in Alaska

Foliage and flower

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Scientific Name: Gentiana asclepiadea
Common Name: Willow Gentain
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Flowers in late summer and early fall with deep cobalt-blue flowers. Does not like hot, sunny areas and does well in shade or where it get sun only for a short time in the coolest part of the day. Keep soil moist at all seasons of the year, even when plant is dormant.