Campanula garganica Dickson’s Gold description
Blue star shaped flowers in late spring and early summer.
The foliage varies through the year from gold to a green-yellow – unusual.
It is deciduous (losing it’s leaves through the winter) and it is never rampant so don’t put it near a fast growing plant.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, by a path, or in an alpine bed or rockery, by a patio or in pots.
It is easy in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.
Common name: Dickson’s Gold Adriatic bellflower.
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade or shade.
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:
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.
Size of plant:
Height 10 cm.
Spread 30 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 10 plants per square metre.
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