Bellflower

Campanula x pseudoraineri | Also known as: Campanula | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

With its dainty elegance campanula x pseudoraineri lends itself well to a range of locations, from brightening borders to revitalizing rock gardens and adding colour via containers on the patio. A lovely plant bearing open bell-shaped flowers in shades of blue, this bellflower is spectacular to look at and offers its beauty with minimal maintenance needs. Grow this bellflower in a moist, gritty and fertile soil with good drainage, and position it either in a sunny or partially shaded area where its magnificent blooms can be fully appreciated.

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 0.13
Spread [m]
  • 0.15
Dominant flower colour
  • Blue
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early summer
  • Mid summer
  • Late summer
Foliage in spring
  • Grey-green
Foliage in summer
  • Grey-green
Propagation methods
  • seed
  • basal cuttings
  • division
Growth habit
  • Clump-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
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