A picture of a Bellflower

Bellflower

Campanula fenestrellata var. istriaca

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Bellflower Overview

This is a large genus which will include about 250 species of showy herbaceous plants. They are mostly perennials but a few are annual or biennial. The leaves will vary in shape and size, sometimes arising mainly from upright stems or sometimes only in basal clusters. The spring and summer flowers are mostly bell-shaped but in some species they are more tubular, urn-shaped or star-shaped, and will come mainly in shades of blue and purple with some that are pinks or white.

Common problems with Bellflower

How to propagate Bellflower

Cuttings

You can propagate by softwood or basal cuttings in the summer.

Division

Seeds or division in the autumn or spring.

Seed

Other uses of Bellflower

Rock garden. borders. Suitable for coastal conditions.