Campanula glomerata ‘Crown of Snow’
A lovely white flower form of the normal purple species. The pure, white, eye-catching flowers are grouped in almost globular clustered atop short stalks are a wonderful addition to the old-fashioned cottage garden. Easy vigorous grower, blooms appear in early summer and again later if spent flower stems are removed. Campanula glomerata ‘Crown of Snow’ Enjoys full sun or 1/2 shade and doesn’t like too much winter wet or deep shade. Very frost hardy but needs some moisture over warm weather to retain flowers. 60cm.
Growing: Campanula glomerata ‘Crown of Snow’
– 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.