Name: Gentiana angustifolia
Distribution: SW Alps, Jura, Pyrenees
Description: Leaves linear-lanceolate to oblanceolate. Calix-teeth usally less than 1/2 as long as the tube, lanceolate, narrowed at the base. Corolla with green spots in the throat; lobes acute
Altitude: 1000-2800m
Size: 15cm
Color: normally deep blue
Bloom: spring
Cultivation: Calcicole, good humous soil
Propagation: seeds, cuttings
Photo: Jules Fouarge; garden