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Gentiana cruciata 'Blue Cross'

$15.99
UPC:
794094315590
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Common Name:
Gentian Cross
Plant Type:
Perennial
Exposure:
Shade to Part Sun
Hardiness Zone:
3-7
Bloom Color:
Blue
Bloom Time:
Summer-Fall
Garden Height:
10 Inches
Garden Spread:
10 Inches
  • Electric-blue flowers
  • Compact habit
  • Provide moist soil & shade from afternoon sun in hot, dry climates

The intense blue-violet flowers of Gentiana cruciata 'Blue Cross' set itself apart from other members of this family. It is a compact, durable plant that is also drought tolerant. At each node, the spoon-shaped leaves meet at an angle forming a cross. The beautiful flowers bloom from midsummer into early fall. This is a great choice for rock gardens, containers, and to use as cut flowers.

Uses: Borders, Containers, Cut Flower, Edging, Landscapes, Mass Planting
Critter Resistance: Deer
Notable Features: Drought Tolerant
Growth Habit: Mounding

Photos courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc

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