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Scientific Name: Eustoma grandiflorum
Pronunciation: you-STOE-muh gran-dih-FLORE-um
Common Name: lisianthus , prairie gentian , Texas bluebell
Family Name: Gentianaceae
Plant Type: Flowering cut plant, Flowering pot plant, Biennial
Key ID Features: Leaves ovate to oblong, 3-5 major veins, petiole stem-clasping, up to 8 cm long; flowers bell-shaped with flaring pale purple petal-like lobes, up to 5 cm wide.
Course(s): HORT 1193/1293

Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Mexico, U.S. - central, U.S. - southwest
Hardiness Rating: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Cut flower or foliage, Indoor plant
Additional Info: Google
lisianthus , prairie gentian , Texas bluebell
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite, Sessile
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Colour in Summer: Green, Silver / Grayish, Grey-green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Oblong, Ovate
Bases: Decurrent
Additional Info: Glaucous

Inflorescence Type: Cyme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Campanulate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Violet, Blue, Pink
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug, Sep

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Oct
Bark or Stem Colour:

Propagation: Seed
Plant Care:
Optimal Temp.: Medium indoor temperature
Light Level:High indoor light level
Pest Susceptibility: Mold, Root rot, Thrips, Virus, Wilt,
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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