Gentiana scabra 'Royal Stripes'

Royal Stripes Gentian

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

A unique gentian with large striking flowers of blue and white stripes above compact green foliage. A real stunner in planters, borders, and rock gardens that blooms from August through September.


More About Gentiana scabra 'Royal Stripes'

  • natural range Mongolia and China

The winter hardy plants originate from the Alps, and are perfect for alpine gardens, patio pots, rockery borders or even a sunny spot in the house. They will happily grow in acid soil. Flowers April-September. 


Height:

12-16 in

Spread:

12-20 in

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

Gentiana scabra 'Royal Stripes' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Good for Naturalizing
  • Good for Shady Sites
  • Ground Cover
  • Specimen

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Nature Attraction

  • Hummingbirds
  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Fall
  • Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Needs well drained soil

Flower Color

  • White
  • Blue
  • Purple

Habit

  • Creeping
  • Clumping