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PlantFiles: Bellflower
Campanula x pulloides

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Family: Campanulaceae (kam-pan-yew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Campanula (kam-PAN-yoo-luh) (Info)
Species: x pulloides

Category:
Alpines and Rock Gardens
Perennials

Height:
under 6 in. (15 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)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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By Todd_Boland
Thumbnail #1 of Campanula x pulloides by Todd_Boland

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive jamie68 On Feb 5, 2009, jamie68 from Vancouver, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:

This sweet little Campanula gives a LOT of bang for the buck! Relatively easy to grow, and the blooms are plentiful, large in relation to overall plant size, and a gorgeous blue! Mine was in the front of a small raised bed rock garden and when in full bloom was a knock-out!

Positive Todd_Boland On Nov 28, 2004, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

This bellflower is a hybrid between C. carpatica var. turbinata and C. pulla. The small plant forms a mound 4-6" high with medium-sized blue bells. Great plant for the rock garden or alpine trough.

Regional...

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

Vancouver, Washington



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