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Stemless Gentian (Gentiana acaulis)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 3-6 inches
Plant Spread: 6-8 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Attracts Bees
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Suitable for alpine/rock gardens
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip
Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bumblebees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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Discovering Alpine and Sub-Alpine PlantsDiscovering Alpine and Sub-Alpine Plants
By valleylynn, May 8, 2012

I was a long time coming to the realization of the vast scope and variety of alpine plants. There are many of them that are easy to grow, if given the right conditions.

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Comments:
Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 23, 2012 12:01 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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