Specie: E. russellianum
Lisianthus, Prairie Gentian , Love Rose
Texas Blus bell, bluebell, showy prairie gentian, bolero deep blue , and lisianthus.
Name in Latin: Gentianaceae
Name in English: Gentian Family
Origin: North America Prairies
Growth Habit: herbaceous annual , biennial or perennial depending on area.
Flower: bell shaped , upright, appear singly at the end of stalks. multi- petaled.
Blooming Period: peak - June to August. available May - December
Leaf: blue green waxy leaves , simple ovate.
excellent for corsage work , good in mixed arrangement.
Care and Handling
Lasting Quality: 7-10 days
Amount of water: moderate
Nutrition: preservative / food
Special handling: ethylene sensitive
sensitive to moisture, bruise easily