Yellow Gentian

Gentiana lutea Open Pollinated

  • Perennial to 100cm
  • Long-lasting yellow flowers
  • Medicinal herb

Standard seed packet, 25 seeds

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'Yellow Gentian' seeds

Gentiana lutea

  • Perennial to 100cm
  • Long-lasting yellow flowers
  • Medicinal herb

A perennial herb growing to 100cm high with large lance-shaped leaves and clusters of long-lasting pure yellow flowers. A slow-growing herb that grows in full sun or part shade in consistently moist soil. Also known as Great Yellow Gentian, Bitter Root or Bitterwort, the long tap root is traditionally used medicinally to aid digestion and treat fevers, and as a bittering agent.

Seeds per gram: 850
Product code: A7-15

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 10mm
Season Winter
Germination 42-80 days @ 5-20°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 80cm
Plant Height 100cm
Position Full or part sun, moist well drained soil

*Notes: Cold stratification may aid germination; seeds are slow to germinate


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All orders are dispatched from our warehouse in Knoxfield, Victoria, Australia.

We do not deliver overseas.

Shipping cost is calculated using all the items in your shopping cart and your delivery postcode. The table below outlines the delivery options and costs.

Order dispatch time is currently 3-4 business days plus delivery time.
Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates or delivery timeframes, all delivery times are estimates only.


Order contains: Delivery options: Delivery cost per order
Small seed packets ONLY - Economy Delivery $3.00 or FREE on orders over $25 $5
Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $8.99
Express Delivery $15.00

BULK seed, garden supplies, tools, or accessories -

Parcel Delivery

Capped rate of $8.99

Express Delivery

Starting from $15.00
(Calculated by weight)
Live Plants - Live plants Capped rate of $10.00

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.


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