This Gentian sets itself apart from the species by its intense blue violet flowers on compact, durable, drought resistant plants.
From midsummer into early fall, clusters of small, 4-petaled flowers open and bloom at the nodes. At each node, the spoon-shaped leaves meet at angles to form a cross, thus the name Cross Gentian.
This perennial looks great in rock gardens and also makes a nice cut flower.Intense blue violet flowers with a compact habit. Drought resistant. Very distinct and different flower opening at the nodes where the spoon-shaped leaves meet at angles to form the "cross". Combine with ferns, hosta, pulmonaria.
Height x Width: 8-12" x 12-15"
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Late summer
Notes: Attracts insects or birds. Good for cut flowers.
Price: 6 inch, $8.25
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