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Campanula and Canterbury Bells

Botanical Names:
Campanula persicifolia (Canterbury bells 'Moerheimii'),
Campanulaposcharsckyana (Creeping Campanula), Campanulapunctata (Campanula Elizabeth)
Family: Campanulaceae
Plant type:Evergreen perennials.
Planting time:Ideally in Winter.
Canterbury Bells: 90-120cm tall x 30cm wide
Creeping: 25-30cm tall x 40cm wide
Elizabeth: 50cm tall x 60cm wide
Depth and Spacing: Planting depth is as per pot.Spacing:Canterbury Bells 30cm, Creeping 50cm, Elizabeth 60cm apart.
Aspect:Full sun to light shade.
Soil: Well drained & rich is ideal though they are tolerant of poor soils.
Watering:Keep the plant well watered whilst actively growing.
Fertilising: Apply a complete fertiliser annually in Spring.
Flowering time:Late Spring to autumn. Canterbury Bells will flower in summer.
Climatic Tolerances: Cool to temperate.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:33 AM
Keywords: Campanula and Canterbury Bells, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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