Gentiana septemfida 'var. 'Lagodechiana''

Summer Gentian

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

While not as showy as the fall blooming types, these are much easier to grow in the rock garden, or as an edging. Also suitable for growing in alpine troughs or mixed containers. Plants are easily divided in early spring. In hot summer climates, these perform best in partial shade.


More About Gentiana septemfida 'var. 'Lagodechiana''

  • nice in woodland or alpine settings

The Summer Gentians are among the easiest types for average garden conditions. Plants form a low, trailing mound of deep green, with cobalt-blue trumpet flowers appearing among the leaves in mid to late summer. 


Height:

6-12 in

Spread:

12-20 in

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Gentiana septemfida 'var. 'Lagodechiana'' Characteristics

Attributes

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

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)

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil
  • Average

Flower Color

  • Blue

Habit

  • Clumping
  • Creeping