With its broad rosette of glossy green leaves, the graceful spires of pale blue flowers punctuate the flower border with their subtle pastel tones.
Undemanding and very easy to grow, this semi evergreen, hardy perennial is perfectly at home in a woodland setting, preferring sun or partial shade and is perfect when paired with yellow or orange flowered plants.
A very long flowering garden plant and a superb cut flower, the gentian speedwell is perfect in a border or gravel garden and is ideal for growing in a container.
- 3x Plants
- Ideal For: Pots/ Containers/ Beds/ Borders/ Wildlife Friendly/ Cut Flowers
- Flowers: May - June
- Position: Sun
- Height/Spread: 50cm x 50cm
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.
- Water your potted plant well.
- Dig a hole a little deeper and 3 x wider than the nursery pot.
- Add a soil conditioner such as well-rotted manure to the earth removed from the hole if necessary.
- Remove the plant from its pot and tease out a few of the roots.
- Dig a planting hole and sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Root grow) into the base.
- Place your plant in the hole at the same level at the pot.
- Refill the hole with the earth removed (backfilling).
- Firm in the soil with your heel, avoiding the root ball.
- Water well and mulch around the base of the plant with a collar, compost, gravel, bark etc.
- Water regularly during dry spells.
- Remove spent flowers to encourage compact habit and good flowering in the following year
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