A fabulous introduction to our list here.
Rich green evergreen leaves similar to those of the acaulis or angustifolia types, clasp the short stems which make a mat of growth only 1 cms or so in height. The larger of the shoots produce flowers which are held solitarily just above the foliage. Not as floriferous as the sino types of Gentian but each individual flower is significantly larger in every dimension and last much longer. Very rich deep blue but without the green spotting to the throat typical of the acaulis types and a good longevity make these plants ideal for troughs etc. Flowers tend to be larger than angustifolia or acaulis and appear deeper blue.
Named after the French botanist who studied Alpine Flora - Charles De L'Écluse.