Gentiana andrewsii

Bottle Gentian


Unique plant where the flowers never open. Bumblebees are responsible for pollination because they are the only ones strong enough to open the petals. Deep purple flowers shaped like bottles come in late summer. This native grows along woodland edges

IMG_2896IMG_3004IMG_3015October 2008 and Ed Hasselkus 077

Plant Details

Hardiness Zone Zone 3
Foliage Green
Flower Color Blue
Height 12"-24"
Spread 12"-18"
Restrictions None
Light Sun/Partial Shade