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Campanula portenschlagiana (Dalmatian bellflower)

Campanula portenschlagiana Photo/Illustration: Chris Curless

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Campanula portenschlagiana Common Name: Dalmatian bellflower 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.
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 Flower; Purple/ Lavender Flower
Uses Beds and Borders
Style Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest
Type Perennials

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