Rough-leaved Michauxia

Michauxia campanuloides

Family: Campanulaceae (kam-pan-yew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Michauxia (miss-SHOW-ee-a) (Info)
Species: campanuloides (kam-pan-yoo-LOY-deez) (Info)

Category:

Biennials

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Richmond, California

Helena, Montana

Salem, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 14, 2017, MTVineman from Helena, MT (Zone 5a) wrote:

The info on this plant might need to be updated as it grows and reseeds itself just fine here in Helena, Montana. I have had one for a number of years now and now have many more from reseeding. It never fails to elicit questions, comments and plenty of ooooh's and ahhhhh's. It is rather an odd looking plant though I can see it's related to the Campanula family right away. I love this plant as it does so well here planted in good garden soil, watered in well and only watered again if there isn't enough rain. It rather takes good care of itself. Hummingbirds here go crazy for it. They look at it very oddly for a while and then finally test the flavour. They like it as does every other pollinator in the area. Mine is doing beautifully right now and is beginning to form it's main stalk so it w... read more

Positive

On Jun 6, 2013, cinemike from CREZIERES,
France (Zone 8a) wrote:

This spectacular plant can be grown as a biennial, but is really a short-lived perennial.
Please note the tiny seed needs light to germinate: suggested treatment - Mix seed with lots of dry fine sand; cover surface of fine compost with grit and sprinkle the seed:sand mix sparingly on the grit. Water the seed in with a fine mist. Germination 2-3 weeks at 20C.
Do not prick out too early, wait until the plantlets really crowd each other.

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