Gentiana saxosa

Gentianaceae

 

Habitat: rock garden / raised bed

 

Soil: gritty or sandy, but not too dry

 

Height: 10 cm

 

Flowering: late summer

 

Width: 20 cm

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A New Zealander, naturally growing on sandhills at low altitude. It forms a low, branched mat of small olive-green oval leaves, and has masses of small flowers - white, as usual for the New Zealand gentians. It is often short-lived, but easy to keep going from seed.
GSS-9
9 cm pot £4.00