Codonopsis clematidea – Buy rockery plants


Light blue flowers with a secret in the summer.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Codonopsis clematidea description

Light blue bell-flowers that have a hidden beauty on the inside of the bell – flowers  in the summer. For this reason it is best planted in a raised alpine bed, rockery or in containers.

If planted on it’s own it will sprawl gently around, but if near taller neighbours, or given support, it will gently climb.

It has a strong, unusual aromatic foliage.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
Good for the alpine bed or rock garden. It can be classed as being a little tricky because it is slow coming into growth and slugs and snails like it.

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Common name: Bonnet Bellflower or Asian Bellflower.


Codonopsis clematidea flowering in June
Codonopsis clematidea in June

The best position in the garden:

Sun or semi shade.

Sun or semi shade

What type of soil:

Normal, light soil.

How much moisture:

Normal – not too dry.

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.
Be careful when hoeing because it is late showing growth in the spring.
Slugs and snails like this plant.

Size of plant:

Height 60 cm.
Spread 15 cm if climbing.
Spread 60 cm if sprawling.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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