Stemless Gentian, Gentian Gentiana acaulis
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Stemless Gentian, Gentian
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In Stock: 0.02 lb
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
cold stratify for 60 days.
sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Gentiana acaulis ( Stemless gentian ) is a small gentian native to central and southern Europe from Spain east to the Balkans , growing especially in mountainous regions, such as the Alps , Cevennes and the Pyrenees , at heights of 800 to 3,000 m. more...
* Forms mats of small green leaves and stemless sky-blue flowers, as large as 3"; wants good soil, cool, moist conditions; native to Swiss Alps.
* In general, gentians require a moist well-drained soil in a sheltered position, a certain minimum of atmospheric humidity, high light intensity but a site where temperatures are not too high. They are therefore more difficult to grow in areas with hot summers and in such a region they appreciate some protection from the strongest sunlight. Most species will grow well in the rock garden. more...