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Campanula poscharskyana

Serbian bellflower

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  • Campanula poscharskyana | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Campanula poscharskyana | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsMarch to August
  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.6m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourBlue-mauve
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Campanula poscharskyana (Serbian bellflower). This species is a beautiful low-growing perennial which will produce bright green leaves with blue-mauve showy flowers that will appear in late spring and early summer. They are ideal as low edging for the front of a perennial border.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Bellflower

Origin

Yugoslavia, Bosnia

Interest and use

Border, rock garden, ground cover, walls. Spring/Autumn interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Light, Medium, Sandy, Poor quality
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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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