GENTIANA septemfida var. lagodechiana 'Select'

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GOLD NUGGET SEED ® GENTIANA septemfida var. lagodechiana  'Select' Seeds

GENTIANA septemfida var. lagodechiana 'Select'

Summer Gentian, Everyman's Gentian
Select Item No. GG173

Also available as:

1000 Seeds


The minimum order quantity for this article are 500 seeds.

There are no units prepacked, any seed amount ( > minimum quantity) is weighed individually.

Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED ®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Gentianaceae
Origin: Caucasus
Special Features: One of the easiest gentians to grow with gorgeous, upward facing, bell-shaped dark blue flowers. Excellent cut flower. Full sun in cool summer climates to semi-shade elsewhere.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 1992. Genus is named in honor of King Gentius of Illyria.
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: intense blue
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: ovate leaves along the many ascending branches
Growth Habit: cushion-forming / compact / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Usage: for the rock garden
Portion weight: 0.0455 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.0939 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Sowing Time Hint: Germination occurs in 1-2 weeks.
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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