Botanical Name: Gentiana andrewsii
Height: about 45 cm
Season of bloom: September
Growing Conditions: Full sun to light shade. Moist, calcareous soil.
Wildlife benefits: Only large bumblebees are strong enough to enter the flower and pollinate it.
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes
Remarks: Beautiful blue for the late summer garden.
Similar species: Closed Gentian. Fringed Gentian
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