Gentiana ornata Overview
This species of perennial is semi-evergreen, the leaves are produced in rosettes of linear medium green basal leaves. The flowers are single, pale blue, bell-shaped blooms in the autumn.
Common problems with Gentiana ornata
How to propagate Gentiana ornata
Propagate by division or offshoots in spring. Divide autumn flowering species and G.clusii every 3 years in early spring and replant in fresh soil.
Seed in autumn.
Other uses of Gentiana ornata
Grown for their usually blue flowers. Is excellent for rock gardens and peat beds.