Campanula carpatica

Campanula carpatica

Photo/Illustration: 
David Cavagnaro
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(Campanula carpatica)
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Genus:  Campanula
Upright, open bell-shaped flowers completely cover the foliage of this late-blooming Campanula for several months in summer. This small plant is suitable for the front of the border or a rock garden. Numerous cultivars are available.
Care:  Plant in moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.
Propagation:  Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in spring. Divide in spring or autumn. Take basal cuttings in spring.
Problems:  Slugs, snails, vine weevils, spider mites, and aphids. Powdery mildew, rust, Septoria and Ramularia leaf spot and Southern blight.

Overview

Height
6 in. to 12 in.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Summer,
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Blue Flower,
Purple/Lavender Flower,
White Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders
Style
Cottage Garden,
Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Perennials

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