Adriatic Bellflower 'W.H. Paine'

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The Adriatic Bellflower is a delightful plant that becomes covered in star shaped, violet blue flowers during the summer months. It’s easy to grow and requires little maintenance, making it a wonderful choice for the novice or time short gardener. Often used in flower arrangements, it also looks fabulous in flowerbeds or for underplanting. Campanula garganica is a great plant to grow in the UK, as it’s a tough little number, well suited to frosts and driving winds and rain. Plant in full sun or partial shade for the best results.

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 0.1
Spread [m]
  • 0.1 - 0.5
Dominant flower colour
  • Blue
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early summer
  • Mid summer
  • Late summer
Foliage in spring
  • Green
Foliage in summer
  • Green
Awards?
  • Yes, let it smell
Propagation methods
  • seed
  • basal cuttings
  • division
Growth habit
  • Mat-forming
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z4-7
Heat zone
  • H7-1
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -34 - -12
Heat days
  • 0 - 90
Moisture
  • well-drained but frequently watered
Soil type
  • sandy
  • chalky
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Exposure
  • Exposed
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Flowers & bulbs
  • Perennials
Grown for
  • Extended flowering period
Creative category
  • Kid Approved
  • Show-offs
  • Roses & classics
  • Author's choice
Garden type
  • Woodland
  • Cottage garden
  • Rock garden
Garden spaces
  • Banks and slopes
  • Walls, trellises and pergolas
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • 2 to 5 years
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Adriatic Bellflower

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The Adriatic Bellflower is a delightful plant that becomes covered in star shaped, violet blue flowers during the summer months. It’s easy to grow and requires little maintenance, making it a wonderful choice for the novice or time short gardener. Often used in flower arrangements, it also looks fabulous in flowerbeds or for underplanting. Campanula garganica is a great plant to grow in the UK, as it’s a tough little number, well suited to frosts and driving winds and rain. Plant in full sun or partial shade for the best results.