Large globes of rich blue, formed by tightly clustered flaring bells. Delightful in the garden and cut for vases. Hardy and long lasting in both. Erect 45cm. Stems are strong and weather proof. Foliage forms a low groundcover, gently spreading but not invasive. Campanula glomerata CLUSTERED BELLFLOWER is a hardy, easy growing plant, obliging in Sun to ½ Shade and dappled light. Frost hardy. Not fussy about soil type, and will tolerate both acid and lime. Rabbit resistant. A showy and trouble free garden plant and a wonderful cut flower.
Growing: Campanula glomerata
– Height with flowers: 45cm approx.
– Width: 60cm approx.
– Position: Full Sun as well as Partial Shade.
– Soil: Best in slightly alkaline, fertile but well-drained soil. However they will tolerate a range of soil conditions especially once established.
– Fragrance: –
– Frost: Hardy
– Growth: Herbaceous Perennial
– Attracts: Bees, birds and also other beneficial pollinators.
– Care: Easy and low maintenance. Apply a slow release fertilizer in early Spring for best growth and flowering. Additionally just a tidy up of old growth and blooms. Cutting back hard after the first flush of flowers are spent, may force campanula into a second period of bud and flower production.
– Deer & Rabbit resistant: Not first choice for these pests but if there isn’t anything else to eat they may have a bite.
– Origin: The species is native to the North Temperate Zone of Eurasia, extending from Britain to Japan. It is also present through most of Europe, except the extreme North, and has also naturalized in North America.