Campanula garganica – Buy alpines

£2.60

Many mid blue flowers in late spring and early summer.

Easy plant for beginners.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

 

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Description

Campanula garganica description

Mid blue star shaped flowers in late spring and early summer.

It makes a neat dome of bright green foliage, but after flowering it does need a trim to tidy it up.

It is just about evergreen through the winter.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.

RHS Award of Garden MeritHow easy is it to grow:
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit [1]. To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.

Good for the front of a border, or by a path, alpine bed, rockery, by a patio or in pots.
It is easy in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.

Common name: Bellflower.

 

Close-up of Campanula garganica flowering in June
Campanula garganica flowering in June

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade or shade.

Sun or semi shade or shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill a gap at the front of a flower bed.

Can it be used for planting amongst paving?

Yes, it doesn’t mind being trodden on sometimes.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky soil and clay soil.

How much moisture:

Normal, or dryish stony. Also dry shade.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Trim after flowering.

Size of plant:

Height 15 cm.
Spread 40 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 5 plants per square metre.

Reference:
[1] Royal Horticultural Society – opens in a separate window.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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