A beautiful late display of rich cobalt blue closed flowers. Bottle Gentian flowers form late summer well into fall in one to three clusters at the end of stems. The closed flowers have a tiny opening at the tip and are pollinated by bumblebees who push their way into the flowers.
Header Photo: Mervin Wallace
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