Common name: Lisianthus, Prairie Gentian, Texas Bluebell. Scientific name: Eustoma grandiflorum. Family: Gentianaceae. Genus: Eustoma. Species: grandiflorum. Plant type: Annual. Height: 12-24 in. (30-60 cm) Flower colors: Pink, Blue-Violet, White. Foliage: Blue-Green. Flowering time: June to frost.
Lisianthus is one of the best cut flowers. They are herbaceous annuals, growing to 12-24 in. (30-60 cm) tall, The leaves are gray-green, Ovate to oblong, slightly succulent leaves.