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Questions About Gentian

Asked by
susanewis1946 on
August 29, 2017
Somerset UK

Q. Gentian care

I have planted a gentian in a pot – is this OK? Does it like dry conditions or prefer the shade?

Thanks Susan Lewis

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
August 30, 2017

This is a difficult plant to grow outside of it's natural growing conditions.

This article will refresh you on the care requirements.

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Asked by
Anonymous on
July 20, 2018

Q. Gentian Violet plant

I bought a beautiful Gentian Violet plant a few weeks ago but it is dying rapidly and several of the buds have already fallen off. I am a keen gardener but don’t know what I am doing wrong (obviously something!) so I would be very grateful for any advice you can give me please. Many thanks.


Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
July 22, 2018

It is very difficult to grow Gentian Violets outside of their natural habitat.
This article has more information.

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