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Gentiana cruciata Blue Cross

Cross Gentian

Bell-shaped blooms of deep blue with a bit of white appear in the leaf axils. At each axil, four thick, glossy green leaves meet to form a cross giving its common name. More drought tolerant than most Gentian.


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Commercial Login
  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-7
  • Height:10-12 in
  • Spread:15 in
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Foliage Color: Green

Prefers morning sun and afternoon shade and moist, well-drained soil, but it can tolerate full sun with sufficient moisture. Resents winter wet.


 

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
July
August
September
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Container
Cut Flower
Long Blooming