Campanula punctata ‘Pantaloons’

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Description

Campanula punctata ‘Pantaloons’

Unusual. Lovely double “hose in hose” bellflowers flashing double tired petticoats. Soft creamy pink-purple frilled and ruffled skirts flare out to reveal another frilled layer underneath. Campanula punctata ‘Pantaloons’ Flowers are fragrant, and are profusely produced stacked up tall, straight stems 30cm. A very impressive and scented cut flower. Full Sun to ½ day of Shade or Dappled Light. Low foliage will form a dense groundcover. Very easy, unfussy, low care plant. Will tolerate clay, and not fussy in either acid or lime soils. Frost hardy. Rabbit resistant.

Growing: Campanula punctata ‘Pantaloons’

– Height with flowers: 30cm 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: Scented blooms
– 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.

 

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