This beautiful purple wildflower blooms in early fall. It’s short stature makes it great for smaller gardens and borders. Stiff Gentian is a biennial, not a perennial, so it flowers during its second year before completing its life cycle and re-seeding
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade
Height: 18 inches
Blooms: Aug, Sept, Oct
Since Stiff Gentian is a biennial, plant it in a restoration or garden with bare soil that allows it to reseed. Too much mulch will prevent the seeds from germinating.