Wooden Surface

Gentiana andrewsii

Bottle gentian is a blue-flowered woodland garden plant that grows to 1-2 feet in height.


Unlike most flowers the blossoms of the bottle gentian stay closed at the tip, looking almost like an old-fashioned Christmas light.


These beauties thrive in moist soils and cool shade, and typically do not flower until the Fall, serving as a later food source for bumblebees.


Source: seed originally from Maine. Wild Seed Project, southern Maine.

Gentiana clausa (Meadow bottle gentian)

  • details

    SIZE AND POT INFORMATION: More details coming in May
    type: herbaceous perennial
    sun needs: part sun/part shade
    water needs: moist to average soil
    height: 2'
    plant spacing: 1/sq ft
    bloom time: August, September, October
    bloom color: purple, blue
  • good plant companions

    Northern lady fern, canada lily, cardinal flower, great blue lobelia, New York Ironweed, asters

  • special notes

    deer resistant (please note that does not mean deer proof)




Opening in May

Specific dates and

times coming soon.


Norwell, Massachusetts

Specific address announcement coming soon.


News, helpful tips, and updates on plant availability.

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