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Campanula carpatica

Campanula carpatica Photo/Illustration: David Cavagnaro

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Campanula carpatica kam-PAN-yew-lah kar-PAT-ih-kah 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.
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, Fall Interest
Type Perennials

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