Campanula punctata Rubriflora description
Large, impressive cream or ruby flowers that hang down in the summer.
They have a hidden beauty – lift a flower and look inside!
It is deciduous and so it loses it’s foliage through the winter.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the middle of a border, where it will gently self seed itself, or in a Cottage Garden, or by a patio.
It is easy in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.
Common name: Spotted bellflower.
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade or shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a space at the back or middle of a flower bed.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates chalky soil and clay soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, or dryish stony.
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.
Trim after flowering.
Size of plant:
Height 50 cm. (Although height does vary quite a lot).
Spread 50 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.
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