GENTIANA flavida

Product 1670 From 3853

GENTIANA flavida

Cream Gentian
Select Item No. GA118


1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Gentianaceae
Origin: Central and Western United States, Central Canada: moist areas in the prairie.
Special Features: GENTIANA flavida is a vigorous plant that can grow at good locations up to 80cm long stems. The up to 5cm large white flowers are light green stripes, are in clusters in the leaf axils. Not drought tolerant, but with sufficient moisture a sunny location is possible. The bloom is usually 3 weeks before the high summer-flowering gentians.
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: cream-yellow
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z7
Foliage: ovate to lanceolate, light green
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / well-drained / humus rich, fertile
Usage: for the rock garden
Portion weight: 0.018 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.07246 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):
2 Gram
Plug tray recommended size(s): 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): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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