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Whitish Gentian
Select Item No. GA074

Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Gentianaceae
Origin: North America from Alaska to Colorado, Korea, the Himalayas to Japan: alpine grassland and bogs.
Special Features: GENTIANA algida tolerate sunny locations and humidity, but needs a well-drained soil. Very rare in cultivation! Challenging the culture procedure.
Historical: Classification was diskussed. Syn. are GENTIANODES algida and GENTIANA romanzovii.
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: yellowish-white with blue markings
Natural Flowering Period: August - September
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: narrow, oblanceolate to broadly linear, thick-textured, light green
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: avoid lime / well-drained
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.15385 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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