Gentiana septemfida – Buy rockery plants

£2.70

Numerous blue trumpet flowers in the summer.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Description

Gentiana septemfida description

Excellent ‘Gentian-blue’ trumpet flowers in summer.

RHS Award of Garden MeritHow easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit [1]. To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.

Good for the front of a sunny or partly shaded border, hanging over a wall, in containers, or in an alpine bed or rock garden and it is easy provided the soil isn’t too alkaline (chalky).

Common name: Crested gentian.

Gentiana septemfida
Gentiana septemfida

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

What type of soil:

In any reasonable neutral soil. Many Gentians require acid (Ericaceous) soil, but provided it isn’t too chalky it will be okay.

How much moisture:

Normal.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 10 cm.
Spread 30 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 10 plants per square metre.

Buy rockery plants and alpines, herbs, wildflowers, perennials and ornamental grasses.

Reference:
[1] Royal Horticultural Society – opens in a separate window.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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