Eustoma grandiflora 'Blue Lisa'

Prairie Gentian

Their large rose- or poppy-like flowers in soft pastel colors are enjoyed by gardeners and flower arrangers alike. On the plant or cut, silvery pink, pure white, sky blue, purple, yellow and rose pink blooms last up to 3 weeks. This native to the American prairies comes in single- and double-flowering, dwarf and bicolor varieties. Leaves are a shiny bluish green. Plant in masses, borders or in containers. Full sun and excellent drainage are essential. Too much moisture and fertilization damages plants, so in wet summer areas, plant in containers. Slow from seed, so buy plants in spring. Pinch to encourage branching and flowers. Grown as annuals, plants may live through the winter to flower again in spring.
Eustoma grandiflora, Prairie Gentian
This dwarf, award-winning hybrid has large bow-shaped, deep blue flowers and silvery green leaves. Heat and drought-resistant.

Attributes - Eustoma grandiflora 'Blue Lisa'

Plant Type: Biennial

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Early Fall

Flower Color: Blue

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 8 in. to 10 in.

Width: 10 in.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerant, Long Blooming.

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