Common Name: Lisianthus, Prairie Gentian, Texas bluebell, Tulip gentian, Bluebells, Lira de San Pedro
Botanical Name: Lisianthus grandiflorum
Native: United States, South America and Mexico
Colors: White, pink, yellow, green, orange, mauve, coral, lavender and purple
Description: The Lisianthus flower has ruffly petals and bell-shaped flower heads. Lisianthus has yellow and green pollen with thin stems. The Lisianthus flower comes in single and double forms with five to ten blooms per stem.
Shelf Life Tips: Lisianthus can last one to two weeks in a vase.
Fun Facts: Lisianthus is the birth flower for Sagittarius. Lisianthus comes from the Greek words lysis, meaning dissolution and anthos, meaning flower.
In Season: Year round