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Gentiana septemfida

var. lagodechiana


Lagodekhi Crested Gentian




Origin:  Native to West and Central Asia.
Family
Gentianaceae
Genus
Gentiana
Species
septemfida
Category
Perennials
Variety
lagodechiana
USDA Hardiness Zone
7b - 8a
Canadian Hardiness Zone
7
RHS Hardiness Zone
H5-H7
Temperature (°C)
-15 - (-9)
Temperature (°F)
5 - 15
Height
up to 10 cm
Spread
0.1 – 0.5 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
AugustSeptember
General Description
Gentiana septemfida var. lagodechiana is a low-lying perennial with ovate leaves and blue trumpet-shaped flowers.
Landscape
Effective in borders, beds, rock gardens and containers.
Cultivation
Grow in full sun, in moist, well-drained, humusy soil.
Growth
Slow
Pests
Susceptible to aphids, slugs, snails and root rot.
Leaf Description
Paired, ovate.
Flower Description
Trumpet-shaped, up to 4 cm long, 5 pointed petals, medium blue, terminal.
Notable Specimens
The Devonian Botanic Garden, Devon, Alberta, Canada.
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