This is a part of a series of illustrations inspired by the mission of United Plant Savers to conserve, protect, and uplift medicinal plants with low populations.
Gentian a gorgeous herb with stunning electric blue-violet flowers. Gentian reallllly loves to grow where it grows naturally, and so cultivation can be difficult.
This plant has a history of starring in bitter blends for digestion and mixed drinks. A beautiful alternative to this plant is Centaury, which grows wild and abundantly and has a potent bitter quality.