Spotted bellflower

Campanula punctata

Campanula punctata 'Pantaloons'
Photo/Illustration: 
Courtesy of White Flower Farm
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Spotted bellflower (Campanula punctata)
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Genus:  Campanula
Spotted bellflower has heart-shaped foliage on a creeping rhizome with tubular, bell-shaped creamy white to dusky pink flowers with red spots and hairs. This foot-tall bellflower is native to Siberia and Japan.
Care:  Plant in full sun or partial shade. Likes fertile, sandy soil. Cut back after flowering.
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.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Adaptable
Maintenance
Moderate
Characteristics
Self Seeds,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
Pink Yarrow,
White
Uses
Beds and Borders
Style
Cottage Garden,
Meadow Garden,
Rock Garden,
Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Perennials

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