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Campanula glomerata

Danesblood bellflower

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height0.1m to 0.6m
  • Spread0.4m to 0.6m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourBluish purple, whitish green
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Campanula glomerata (Danesblood bellflower). This is a vigorous clump-forming perennial which is native to Europe and Asia with bluish purple, whitish green flowers which are held in dense clusters in the summer. These plants will grow to be about 2-3ft tall.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

Europe, Asia

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden, border, naturaliser.

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Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

You should remove the faded blooms to encourage further flowering. You should grow them in full sun with well drained, moderately rich soil. This plant will need regular dividing as it is a very rampant grower.

Propagation

Annual self-seeding, or division, or sow in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Is prone to slug attack and rust may be a problem in autumn.

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