Gentiana ‘Braemar’; raised from Gentian species crossed in East Lothian by Ian McNaughton of Macplants.
With possible parentage of G. veitchiorum and G. hexaphylla the result is a distinctive and highly coloured hybrid of compact habit. During 1999 – 2003 hundreds of seedlings were raised, G.’ Braemar’ is one of the Berrybank Hybrids
The multi flowered shoots ensure a long flowering season especially when picked over as the trumpet colour browns and fades.
See this growing on the revamped peat walls. In full bloom the closed trumpets are a distinctive royal blue with striations of white and a contrasting thin blue ink line. On opening theGentiana ‘Braemar’ inner markings are as intensely coloured.