Frairies' thimbles 'Miranda'

Campanula cochleariifolia 'Miranda' | Also known as: Bellflower 'Miranda', Campanula 'Miranda' Campanula bellardii 'Miranda', Campanula pusilla 'Miranda' | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

Stitching together a gorgeous garden design takes careful consideration but with campanula cochleariifolia or fairies’ thimbles the task is made much easier. The lavender-blue flowers that rise on slender stems above the ovate and toothed foliage resemble little bells and are captivating to look at. Fairies’ thimbles likes moist, sandy, gravelly soils with good drainage either in sunny areas or partial shade. This dainty delight of a plant is perfect for creating wondrous rock gardens and cottage gardens and will enchant onlookers within a border, as edging or as spellbinding groundcover.

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 0.024 - 0.07
Spread [m]
  • 0.05 - 0.2
Dominant flower colour
  • Blue
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Propagation methods
  • seed
  • basal cuttings
  • division
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z5-7
Heat zone
  • H7-1
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -29 - -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
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Campanula cochleariifolia

Frairies' thimbles

PLANTS Campanula cochleariifolia

Stitching together a gorgeous garden design takes careful consideration but with campanula cochleariifolia or fairies’ thimbles the task is made much easier. The lavender-blue flowers that rise on slender stems above the ovate and toothed foliage resemble little bells and are captivating to look at. Fairies’ thimbles likes moist, sandy, gravelly soils with good drainage either in sunny areas or partial shade. This dainty delight of a plant is perfect for creating wondrous rock gardens and cottage gardens and will enchant onlookers within a border, as edging or as spellbinding groundcover.