A picture of a Diamond Bluebell

Diamond Bluebell

Hanabusaya asiatica

Hanabusaya asiatica by peganum (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Full Sun
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A close up of a Hanabusaya asiatica plant
A close up of a purple Hanabusaya asiatica flower

Diamond Bluebell Overview

Hanabusaya asiatica is a perennial plant in the Campanulaceae family. This plant is commonly known by the name Diamond Bluebell, it produces attractive, hanging, bell-shaped, purple flowers. Foliage is lacking, particularly at the base and this plant has adapted to sandy loam soils. It originates from mountainous regions in Korea and is often found growing naturally on north-facing slopes.

How to propagate Diamond Bluebell


You can propagate by seeds in the autumn. Self seeds readily.

Special features of Diamond Bluebell

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Other uses of Diamond Bluebell

Suits large rock gardens and bases of banks.