February 1, 2023
Gentiana Asclepiadea

Gentiana Asclepiadea

Gentiana asclepiadea is also called Willow Gentian, or Milkweed Gentian. It is native to Europe and is part of the Gentianaceae family of plants. Gentiana asclepiadea is a herbaceous perennial and it can add a nice touch of extraordinary blue color to your borders. It is native to central and southern Europe. It grows to about 1m or 3ft tall and it produces blue trumpet-shaped flowers in late summer and early fall. Gentiana asclepiadea leaves are lanceolate. The flower grows on leaf axils.

Grow Gentiana asclepiadea in the sun, but not a very hot sun. It prefers cooler, damp summers. Otherwise, give it some shade from the hot sun. Plant it in humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. Propagate Gentiana asclepiadea by seeds or dividing clumps after flowering. It is usually pest-free and disease-free.

Gentiana Asclepiadea
Gentiana asclepiadea
Gentiana Asclepiadea
Gentiana asclepiadea

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