Also known as
Star Gentian, Lucy Of Teesdale
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5 years to reach maturity
Spring Gentian Overview
This is a spring flowering perennial, growing about 5cm high, It will form a compact clumps of basal rosettes of broadly ovate leaves. The flowers are produced in short upright stems which bear single bright blue blooms with a white throat and spreading petals in early spring.
Common problems with Spring Gentian
How to propagate Spring Gentian
Propagate by division or offshoots in spring. Divide autumn flowering species and G.clusii every 3 years in early spring and replant in fresh soil.
Seed in autumn.
Other uses of Spring Gentian