Closed Gentian – White

Botanical Name: Gentiana clausa

Height: about 50 cm

Season of bloom: September

Growing Conditions: Full sun. Moist soil.

Wildlife benefits: Only large bumblebees are strong enough to pollinate.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No. White garden form of native Quebec wildflower.

Remarks: Seems easier in the garden than Bottle Gentian.

Similar species: Bottle Gentian. Fringed Gentian.

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