Gentiana 'Blue Silk'
Bushy clump forming alpine, with upright stems of large, bright blue, trumpet flowers in late summer. H & S: 30cm
Flowers in late summer
Single, narrow, pointed, paired, dark green leaf up to 4cm long. Leaves surround stem.
Stem round, shading from dark pink to green
Trumpet-shaped flower, blue with regular but rough white stripes. White throat, dappled and striped with blue.
Blue stamens with white tips
Partial shade, Shade
Well drained, light to acid
Divide every three years, in spring, and replant in new soil.
From creeping root-stems or from plantlets in the leaf axils that can be detached in the late summer and transplanted
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