The white form of Gentiana asclepiadea

The header to this page shows the usual blue form of Gentiana asclepiadea half swamping the lower pool’s sundial.

Here’s the white form of this lovely and easily grown plant – easy from seed too, though sow as soon as the pods begin to split.

We once had an intermediate, pale blue, form, and hope once again for some hybrid seed.  It’s very lovely.


About david stuart

garden writer and journalist, and occasionally a designer, with a garden in the Scottish borders, and his pal's gardens in Edinburgh, London, and Lincolnshire. They keep both of us very, very busy. Books I've written listed on my website, and dozens of articles and garden and plant pictures. Currently working on several new projects. One of these was to return to painting - see the blog - and which is proving exciting! or, more fun, have a look at
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