Campanula punctata Cherry Bells

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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.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 24-30"
Spacing: 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: Rose
Accent: Red
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • 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

Campanula punctata likes well-drained soil in sun to part shade. In warmer climates where nighttime temps remain above 70 degrees, it requires some shade from the hot afternoon sun. Removing spent flowers stalks will encourage rebloom and discourage seeding (if not wanted). Leave any new fall foliage at the base to overwinter. Can divide every 3-4 years in the spring.