Gentiana andrewsii Closed Bottle Gentian Seeds and Potted Plants
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Gentiana andrewsii Closed Bottle Gentian Flower Picture Habitat Bloom Period Color Height Inches Moisture Plant Spacing Lifespan
Gentiana andrewsii Closed Bottle Gentian Flower Picture Sun to
part shade
September October Deep Blue 12 to 24
inches
Average 8 to 20 Inches Perennial

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Gentiana andrewsii Seed
Closed Bottle Gentian Seed

approximate
number of seeds

approximate coverage
in square feet

1 packet -  out of seed

35

20

1 ounce - ---------          

562,500

1 pound -----------            

  9,000,000

CURRENTLY SOLD OUT OF GENTIANS

Gentiana andrewsii Closed Bottle Gentian is one of the prettier native wildflowers for the  woodland flower garden or meadow. Best grown in moist, rich, cool, humusy, acidic, well-drained soils in part shade. Dislikes hot nights, and does not grow well in the deep South. If left undisturbed, plants in optimum growing conditions will naturalize over time into large clumps.

Gentiana andrewsii Bottle Gentian is a Missouri native wildflower often found in moist woods, thickets and low wooded areas near streams and ponds. Typically grows 1-2' tall and features tight clusters of tubular (bottle-shaped), deep blue flowers which never open. Flower clusters appear at the tops of the stems or in the upper leaf axils in late summer to early autumn (October in the St. Louis area). Ovate, lance-shaped leaves (to 4" long) with parallel veins. Sometimes also commonly called closed gentian.

Gentiana andrewsii Closed Bottle Gentian grows best in areas of part shade in rock gardens, woodland or shade gardens, wild flower gardens, native plant gardens or along streams or ponds. Gentiana andrewsii Closed Bottle Gentian also may be grown in shady areas of borders.

Gentiana is named after Gentius, king of Illyria, who supposedly discovered a medicinal value for the plant. Andrewsii is named after the English botanical artist Henry C. Andrews.
Named for Gentius, 6th century king of Illyria, who found the roots of the yellow gentian to have a healing effect on his malaria-stricken troops

Native Gentiana andrewsii Closed Bottle Gentian occurs naturally in prairies, meadows, and savannas from New England to Minnesota and Wyoming, south to Georgia and Texas.  Asteraceae (Gentianaceae, Gentian Family)

The map below shows areas where native Gentiana andrewsii Closed Bottle Gentian wildflower plants grows wild.  Gentiana andrewsii Closed Bottle Gentian plants are hardy over a much wider area if planted.  Plant in USDA plant hardiness zones 2 to 9.

Gentiana andrewsii
 Closed Bottle Gentian

Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kentucky
Maryland
Massachusetts

Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Dakota

Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Dakota
Vermont
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin 

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subtotal for flower seeds 

shipping charge for seeds

seed orders up to  $20.00    =  

 $4.00 shipping

$20.01 - $50.00    =  

 $6.00 shipping

$50.01-$100.00    =  

 $7.50 shipping

over $100.00    =    7.5 % of subtotal

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Gentiana andrewsii Closed Bottle Gentian Plant distribution map complements of USDA, NRCS. 2001. The PLANTS Database, Version 3.1
  (http://plants.usda.gov). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.