Bellflower
Campanula 'Samantha'

Family: Campanulaceae (kam-pan-yew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Campanula (kam-PAN-yoo-luh) (Info)
Cultivar: Samantha

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Violet/Lavender

Purple

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Deciduous

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Juneau, Alaska

Saint Charles, Illinois

Hopkins, Minnesota

Butler, Ohio

Molalla, Oregon

Norristown, Pennsylvania

Knoxville, Tennessee

Provo, Utah

Lexington, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Dec 12, 2014, coriaceous from ROSLINDALE, MA wrote:

The Chicago Botanic Garden found flowering on this C. carpatica hybrid to be much heavier than that of any form of C. carpatica grown, and it bloomed for almost 3 months. Its heath and survival were good on their sometimes flooded heavy soil where all the C. carpatica had heavy winter losses. http://www.chicagobotanic.org/downloads/planteval_notes/no31...

Also performed unexpectedly well in the heat and humidity at the Juniper Level Botanic Garden, Raleigh, NC.

Hardy at least to Z4a, and perhaps Z3. The parent C. carpatica is hardy in Z3-7, according to Armitage.

This is hybrid was found by Diana Reeck of Collector's Nursery, B... read more

Positive

On Oct 27, 2010, ms_greenjeans from Hopkins, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

This is a lovely alternative to Blue Clips -- a slightly more periwinkel or lavender color with a lighter center. It has a taller and more spread out habit. If deadheaded, it blooms virtually all summer. Very nice.