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Closed gentian; meadow bottle gentian (Gentiana clausa) Seeds

Closed gentian; meadow bottle gentian (Gentiana clausa) Seeds

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Deep violet-blue bud-like flowers bloom from late summer to fall. Bumblebees and hummingbirds pollinate the flowers. Low sprawling plants with luscious dark green foliage are striking in garden edges. 

Native to Maine: Yes

Growing conditions: Sun to shade in moist to wet soil

Grows up to: 1'

Blooms: In late summer

Pairs well with: Blue lobelia, golden groundsel, and spotted crane's-bill

Natural habitat: Wet woods and meadows

Seeds per packet: 50-100

Germination Code(s): B and C
These seeds require a cold period to germinate - a minimum of 60 days below 40°F in moist soil (or sand or vermiculite). Sow outdoors in pots, on the soil surface and leave uncovered, November through February. This species is challenging to grow, and a great species for more experienced seed-sowers.

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