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Common Name: Green Gentian
Frasera speciosa is a Biennial/Perennial up to 1.50 metres tall.
It has uses.
Western N. America - California to Washington.
Dryish or dampish places[
]. Rich soils in open pine woods, aspen groves etc, 1500 - 3000 metres[
Requires a moist but well-drained position and a stony peaty soil[
]. Requires an acidic soil[
A very ornamental plant[
Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse[
]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Division in late winter[