Campanula pusilla alba description
Cream, dangling flowers in summer.
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, Cottage Garden, alpine bed, rockery, by a patio or in pots.
It is easy in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.
Also known as Campanula cochlearifolia alba
Common name: White Bellflower or White Fairies Thimbles.
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 small space at the front of a border.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates acidic soil and chalky soil. Tolerates 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.
Trim off the old flower stems and it may very well flower again.
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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