|Bottle gentian up close|
|My plant started from seed in 2009|
|Wild fringed gentian|
|Fringed gentian open|
|Baggies of seed pods|
|I know they kind of look like wood ticks don't they?|
I found these were relatively easy to germinate, but they do require tender care for the first year. They only develop a tiny wee plant the first summer. What I did, I started them in plastic 4 packs, and then moved them into larger pots dug into the garden, so that they could be weeded, watered and tended. In the fall I took them from their pots and moved them into their final location.
Bottle Gentian growing link - perennial
Fringed Gentian growing link - biennial
The Daily Quest
And that is about all I have to say for today.
Musings and meanderings from the Musical Gardener