Gentiana paradoxa blue herald

Gentiana paradoxa blue herald

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Description

Easy to grow Gentian with deep blue flowers.

This is a great variety for most gardens with a sun or semi shaded area. Flowering from late spring to summer. Large flowers are held on stems of waxy deep green leaves.

Flowering: Spring – Summer

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 15cm

Spread: 15-30cm

 

Common Name: Caucasian gentian

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Gentianaceae

Foliage: lanceolate

Basic Colour: ( blue )

Flower Colour:  blue

Natural Flowering: May – July

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 15cm

Soil Requirements:  average / moist / dry / well-drained

Soil ph: acidic / slightly alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / rock garden /crevice garden

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies

Pruning: cut back in autumn/after flowering to lower crowns.

Tolerates: drought tolerant /  deer resistance / rabbit resistance

Origin: Caucasus mountains (cultivar)

Additional information

Weight 250 g
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Flowering season

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Description

Easy to grow Gentian with deep blue flowers.

This is a great variety for most gardens with a sun or semi shaded area. Flowering from late spring to summer. Large flowers are held on stems of waxy deep green leaves.

Flowering: Spring – Summer

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 15cm

Spread: 15-30cm

 

Common Name: Caucasian gentian

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Gentianaceae

Foliage: lanceolate

Basic Colour: ( blue )

Flower Colour:  blue

Natural Flowering: May – July

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 15cm

Soil Requirements:  average / moist / dry / well-drained

Soil ph: acidic / slightly alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / rock garden /crevice garden

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies

Pruning: cut back in autumn/after flowering to lower crowns.

Tolerates: drought tolerant /  deer resistance / rabbit resistance

Origin: Caucasus mountains (cultivar)

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

Flowering season

,

Height

Planting area

, ,

Position

,

Flower Colour

34 reviews for Gentiana paradoxa blue herald

4.7
Based on 34 reviews
  1. Elizabeth Telford (verified owner)

  2. JK H. (verified owner)

  3. David M. (verified owner)

  4. BARBARA ROSS (verified owner)

  5. Julia (verified owner)

  6. Susan (verified owner)

  7. June C. (verified owner)

    Had bought these before and have been beautiful in the garden, this looks as if will do just as well.

  8. Colin Monteith (verified owner)

  9. Marian W. (verified owner)

    Good, healthy plant.

  10. Michael B. (verified owner)

    Good plant hope I can do it justice

  11. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Growing in pots, will go into garden later

  12. John (verified owner)

  13. Julie Jones (verified owner)

    Really good plants.

  14. Wendy K. (verified owner)

    Hopeful of a beautiful touch of blue in my alpine bef

  15. Hilary Wagstaff (verified owner)

  16. Lisa H. (verified owner)

  17. Evie (verified owner)

  18. Linda B. (verified owner)

  19. Meta (verified owner)

    Lovely healthy plant & is flowering away beautiful

  20. Sylvia Smith (verified owner)

  21. Anonymous (verified owner)

  22. Irwin A. (verified owner)

  23. Debbie (verified owner)

    Very dubious but hopefully will be ok

  24. Michael Cohen (verified owner)

    Lovely shade of purple .

  25. Marian W. (verified owner)

    Healthy-looking plant. Very carefully packaged.

  26. Mary Uhl (verified owner)

    A little less vigorous looking than the others, but my gentians aren’t at their best now either.

  27. Bren P. (verified owner)

    strong healthy plant

  28. David Ling (verified owner)

  29. Gillian (verified owner)

    Quality, healthy plant

  30. David Allen (verified owner)

  31. Sheila (verified owner)

    Early days yet – look forward to it blooming in the summer.

  32. Colin Parkes (verified owner)

  33. Vera Barker (verified owner)

  34. John (verified owner)

    Replacements for winter losses. Look more sturdy than the ones they replace

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