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Campanula latifolia var. alba

Giant bellflower

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to August
  • Height1m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Campanula latifolia var. alba (Giant bellflower). This variety has white flowers, occasionally with basal blue rings.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Other common names

Bellflower

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Rock garden. borders. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH5.5 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are fully to half hardy and are grown in the sun or shade. Most of the species will prefer moist but well drained soil. Delicate flower colours are preserved best in shade.

Propagation

Annual self-seeding

Pests, diseases or disorders

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

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