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Gentiana

We offer two types of Gentiana - the majority are spring flowering from April to May, native of our European Alps need a neutral to alkaline soil in good light. The second group are generally Autumn flowering and need a rich, well drained acid soil. For trough, raised bed or rockery.

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Gentiana acaulis

Beautiful large blue trumpet-shaped flowers to 10cm. Dark green glossy foliage. The following acaulis are all named forms with variations in colour and size of flower.

UK - dispatched all year round.

Gentiana acaulis

£3.00 each


Gentiana acaulis 'Krumrey'

Beautiful large blue flowers, above a mat of dark green glossy foliage, 10cm.

UK - dispatched all year round.

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£3.00 each


Gentiana acaulis 'Rannoch'

Selection which originated from J.H.Stitt, in Scotland, deep azure blue, darker throat.

UK - dispatched all year round.

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£3.00 each


Gentiana acaulis 'Undulatifolia'

Distinct wavy-edged, large dark green glossy leaves. Typical large blue flowers.

UK - dispatched all year round.

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£3.00 each


Gentiana acaulis 'Velkokvensis'

Good deep blue funnel-shaped flowers with a slightly paler speckled throat.

UK - dispatched all year round.

Gentiana acaulis 'Velkokvensis'

£4.00 each


Gentiana angustifolia 'Alba'

Usually large generally whitish flowers, marked with green or blue, these are seed raised plants, so flower colour could vary.

UK - dispatched all year round.

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£4.00 each


Gentiana depressa

A Himalayan species which requires a well drained moisture retentive ACID soil. Best in an exposed site with lots of ventilation and good light, mats of prostate foliage with stems of solitary dumpy bell-shaped flowers of a spectacular greenish-blue colour. Limited availability

UK - dispatched all year round.

Gentiana depressa

£5.00 each


Gentiana dinarica 'Frocheneite'

A distinct form similar to the above but with large blue unspotted flowers in Spring.

UK - dispatched all year round.

Gentiana dinarica 'Frocheneite'

£3.00 each


Gentiana georgei

This is a very special plant to me, first seen in China in 1994 with huge purple-blue trumpets during Autumn, for trough, raised bed or crevice, hardy, neutral to lime soil.

UK - dispatched all year round.

Gentiana georgei

£3.00 each


Gentiana hexaphylla

Attractive foliage in tight whorls of leaves form into neat rosettes, large pale ice-blue flowers, dark blue veins on low stems in summer, high alpine from China, a great joy to raise from seed.

UK - dispatched all year round.

Gentiana hexaphylla

£4.00 each


Gentiana ligustica

Similar in appearance to Gentiana acaulis but more compact with very large, stunning bright azure-blue flowers beautifully marked and spotted inside, a native to the Maritime Alps.

UK - dispatched all year round.

Gentiana ligustica

£3.00 each


Gentiana occidentalis

An acaulis type with exceptionally large deep blue trumpet-shaped flowers.

UK - dispatched all year round.

Gentiana occidentalis

£3.00 each


Gentiana paradoxa

Attractive azure-blue trumpets in late summer-early autumn, for a neutral to acid soil in sun or part shade, from the Caucasus.

UK - dispatched all year round.

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£3.00 each


Gentiana veitchiorum

Strap shaped leaves with short stems of large blue trumpets, another really choice species from the alpine meadows of China, few only.

UK - dispatched all year round.

Gentiana veitchiorum

£4.00 each


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