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Campanula glomerata ‘Superba’

Danesblood bellflower

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  • Campanula glomerata ‘Superba’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Campanula glomerata ‘Superba’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJune to July
  • Height0.6m to 0.8m
  • Spread0.9m to 1.1m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourRich blue, purple shades
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Campanula glomerata ‘Superba’ (Danesblood bellflower). 'Superba' is a purple flowering variety.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Other common names

Bellflower

Origin

Europe, Asia

Interest and use

Border, naturaliser. Summer interest.

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  • Campanula glomerata ‘Superba’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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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