Gentiana andrewsii / Bottle Gentian
A stunning late-season bloomer, with blue-purple tubular flowers and glossy foliage. Native to moist meadows, open woods, and shores.
Pictured in here full bloom. Adapted for bumblebee pollination, as they are the only insects strong enough to pry open the flowers!
Height: 1′ – 2′ Blooms: September, October
Siting: Average to wet soil, sun to part shade
Deer Resistance: Low