Gentiana saxosa



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.
9 cm pot £4.00