Campanula punctata Cherry Bells

Bellflower

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 24-30" (Plant 20" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Half Sun/ Half Shade
Zones: 4-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Rose / Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Quite large, tubular bells of cherry red all along the stems of these vigorous plants. The red bells of Campanula Cherry Bells are highlighted with white edging. Blooms heavily in summer. Does especially well in a deep, fertile soil.

Campanula Cherry Bells with its upright habit tends to spread more freely than other C. punctata varieites. An ideal groundcover since in optimum growing conditions, it spreads by both rhizomes and self-seeding.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • OK in Containers

Campanula General Information:

Campanula are versatile perennials that provide a wide range of colors, shapes and uses. Many varieties offer long bloom time and easy care, while others feature some of the best blues and deepest purples in the perennial world. Spikes, globes, carpets-all valuable in any garden.

Campanula Plant Care:

Removing spent flowers stalks will encourage rebloom and discourage seeding (if not wanted). Leave any new fall foliage at the base to overwinter. Pinch when plants are about 6" tall to eliminate need for staking. Can divide every 3-4 years in the spring.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: CACB