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Gentiana ‘True Blue’


Border Gentian

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.225.770


An easy-to-grow selection of Gentian, this is perfect for the middle of a perennial border or as an accent in containers. It forms an upright mound of shiny green leaves, bearing open funnel-shaped blooms of the most amazing electric-blue shade from midsummer to early autumn. Excellent for cutting, also attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Developed in the US by hybridizer Darrell Probst. USPP#20433: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

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Gentiana ‘True Blue’


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Massed
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   60-75 cm
   23-29 inches
Spread
   30-60 cm
   12-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium


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