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Gentiana 'Eugen's Allerbester' (Gentian 'Eugen's Allerbester')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.44m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Gentiana 'Eugen's Allerbester'

Other names

Gentian 'Eugen's Allerbester'

Genus

Gentiana Gentiana

Variety or Cultivar

'Eugen's Allerbester' _ 'Eugen's Allerbester' is a compact, mat-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with trailing stems bearing glossy, linear, dark green leaves and, from late summer to mid-autumn, upright, short-stemmed, double, trumpet-shaped, deep blue flowers with white-striped throats.


Gentiana 'Eugen's Allerbester' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming

Flower

Dark-blue in Summer; Dark-blue in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Slugs , Snails Aphids , Slugs , Snails

Foot and root rot Foot and root rot

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation

Separate and root offsets in spring.

Propagation methods

Offsets, Division


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Where to grow

Gentiana 'Eugen's Allerbester' (Gentian 'Eugen's Allerbester') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.44m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Rock, Gravel, Garden edging, Cottage/Informal, Containers, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Grow in humus-rich, moist but well-drained, neutral to acid soil. Plant in sun in areas with cool and damp summers, in partial shade elsewhere.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Gentiana 'Eugen's Allerbester'

Other names

Gentian 'Eugen's Allerbester'

Genus

Gentiana Gentiana

Variety or Cultivar

'Eugen's Allerbester' _ 'Eugen's Allerbester' is a compact, mat-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with trailing stems bearing glossy, linear, dark green leaves and, from late summer to mid-autumn, upright, short-stemmed, double, trumpet-shaped, deep blue flowers with white-striped throats.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

Dark-blue in Summer; Dark-blue in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Foot and root rot

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation

Separate and root offsets in spring.

Propagation methods

Offsets, Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Gentiana 'Eugen's Allerbester' (Gentian 'Eugen's Allerbester') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.44m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Rock, Gravel, Garden edging, Cottage/Informal, Containers, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Grow in humus-rich, moist but well-drained, neutral to acid soil. Plant in sun in areas with cool and damp summers, in partial shade elsewhere.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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