Fast-spreading perennial plant
with small heart-shaped leaves and
dense clusters of violet-blue flowers
look spectacular when planted in
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Time: Early to midsummer
Zones: 4 to 9
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Bellflower Product Details
Partial Shade/Full Sun
18" - 24"
12" - 24"
18 - 24"
4 - 9
Forms clumps of erect stems with long-stalked basal leaves.
Funnel-shaped up to 1" long flowers with petals flaring, densely bunched in crowded globular head at tops of stems and upper leaf axils.
Bright violet blue.
In South, partial shade and moist soil required.
Moisture retentive soil, well-drained, amended with organic matter.
Easily grown, increases quickly by runners, exceptionally showy blooms because of the vivid color and dense clusters of flowers. Experiences a fairly long flowering season. For best appearance, plant in groups of 3 or more. Makes good cut flowers which last up to two weeks in water. Good accent in mixed beds and borders.
Cut back after flowering for a second flush of blooms.
You'll know that summer is just around the corner when you see clusters of blue bellflowers. This beautiful plant genus features numerous species that posses varying growth habits and physical attributes. With more than 500 kinds of Campanula Bellflower found around the world, you will surely find something that you like. This bellflower is a hardy plant that can be classified into two categories: tall and upright growers, which are ideal for cutting or a border, and low growers that are good choices for rock gardens. You can select from among different shades of blue, pink, and white flowers as well as annuals, biennials, and perennials. Moist, well-drained soil rich in organic matter is the ideal place to plant the Campanula Bellflower.
One of the most in-demand upright growers is the Campanula Glomerata, otherwise known as the clustered bellflower. A vigorous grower, this gorgeous species features clusters of violet-colored bells that sit atop upright stems. It is a perennial bellflower that pairs nicely with Achillea and Coreopsis varieties. The gorgeous blooms are guaranteed to transform your garden into a floral paradise and attract your neighbor's attention because of their bright and vibrant color. Plant your Campanula Glomerata in sets of three or more to enhance their appearance. As cut flowers, they will be good for up to two weeks when placed in water.