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Great Bellflower

Campanula latifolia

Also known as

Giant bellflower

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

50cm

1m

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Great Bellflower Overview

Campanula latifolia is a fast-growing, erect, bushy, clump-forming perennial. It has oval leaves on long stalks and loose racemes of nodding bell-shaped violet-blue, mauve or white flowers that bloom in summer. Also known as Giant, Great or Broad-leaved Bellflower (amongst other names), Campanula latifolia prefers moist but well-drained soil and it will thrive in full sun or partial shade. Suitable for many garden situations, including wildlife gardens.

Common problems with Great Bellflower

How to propagate Great Bellflower

Seed

Division

Spring or early autumn.

Cuttings

Stem-tip cuttings from new growth after flowering.

Special features of Great Bellflower

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Great Bellflower

Rock garden. borders. Suitable for coastal conditions.