Dalmatian bellflower

Campanula portenschlagiana

Photo/Illustration: 
Chris Curless
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Dalmatian bellflower (Campanula portenschlagiana)
Synonyms:  C. muralis
Genus:  Campanula
This low, mat-forming plant has blue-purple flowers in summer.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Tolerates more shade than most Campanulas.
Care:  Plant in sun or partial shade. Requires moist but well-drained soil.
Propagation:  Sow seed in containers in an open 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
Spreads
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Maintenance
Moderate
Characteristics
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Blue,
Purple
Uses
Beds and Borders
Style
Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Perennials

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