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Gentiana dshimilensis C. Koch

Gentiana dshimilensis

Credit: Tatyana Shulkina

Rhizome with numerous stems 3-8 cm. Rosette leaves lanceolate, 7-11 cm long; flowers solitary, bright violet, 2-4 cm long, sessile. V - mid spring to early autumn. Fl - June-August depending on locality and elevation. Fr - in July-October. Pr - by seed. Requires a sunny position, humid air and limestone soil. Suffers from excessive water in winter. Well suited for the rock garden. Z 4. New.

Caucasus, Anatolia and Balkan Peninsula. In meadows in the alpine zone.

(sect. Chondrophylla)

A closely related species is G. grandiflora Laxm. from southern Siberia and adjacent Central Asia. A low-growing plant (2-4 cm) with numerous, large (2.0-2.5 cm), dark blue flowers.


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