Hardy Plants

Gentiana acaulis

Type: Evergreen Perennial
Family: Gentianaceae
Color: Blue trumpets
Exposure: full sun to partial shade; protect from hot afternoon sun
Bloom Month: mid to late spring
Height: up to 4 inches
Shape: mat forming, up to 10 inches
Soil: rich, acidic and cool soil
Moisture: Evenly moist
Origin: native to central and southern Europe
Hardiness Zone: 2-9
Propagation: From seed or division
Notes: Also called ‘stemless’ or trumpet gentian

Alaska Rock Garden Society

The society has been very active in bringing well know speakers to the area. The group leads seed collecting trips to areas of alpine plants in Alaska.

Contact Information

Alaska Rock Garden Society

12001 Audubon Drive
Anchorage, AK 99516

Email: jrtinker@mtaonline.net

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