Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

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Soapwort Gentian, Harvestbells

Soapwort Gentian, Harvestbells

Gentiana saponaria

Part sun to light shade, medium moisture, rich soil, moderately acid pH.  8-20 inches height, blooms in fall, blue-violet flowers.

Germination Code:  E

Native Region:  Eastern Highland Rim and Cumberland Plateau

Bottle shaped flowers opening only partly.  Attracts bees.

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