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0 - 35 ℃

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8 most common species:
Campanula poscharskyana
Serbian bellflower
The serbian bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana) is a semi-evergreen perennial flowering plant native to the Dinaric Alps which run throughout former Yugoslavia. While there are many cultivars, the cultivar Stella has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Campanula medium
Canterbury bells
The flowers of canterbury bells (*Campanula medium*) are bell-shaped; hence, the name. It is a native Southern European plant. In floriography, a coded language communicated through flowers that dates back to Victorian times, it represents gratitude. It is one of the flowers Thomas Jefferson grew at Monticello, his homestead.
Campanula punctata
Spotted bellflower
Spotted bellflower (Campanula punctata) is a clump-forming perennial can grow to be 30 to 61 cm tall and 30 to 76 cm wide. Spotted bellflower grows best in full sunlight in moist soil. This species is considered easy to grow and produces an abundance of flowers. It attracts hummingbirds and is often cultivated in rock gardens.
Campanula persicifolia
Peach-leaved bellflower
Peach-leaved bellflower (Campanula persicifolia) is an evergreen clump-forming perennial that will grow to 91 cm tall. It blooms in summer with bell-shaped flowers that range in color from shades of violet blue to white. Thrives in full sun or partial shade and prefers medium-moist well-drained soil. Deadhead after blooming to encourage new flowers.
Campanula rapunculoides
Creeping bellflower
Creeping bellflower (Campanula rapunculoides) is a perennial plant native to Europe and Siberia. Creeping bellflower grows in the wild in meadows, grassy areas, and forests and is considered an invasive species in Canada.
Campanula glomerata
Clustered bellflower
Clustered bellflower (Campanula glomerata) is a flowering plant native to Britain and Japan. The Latin name Campanula glomerata means "small bell." The cultivar Superba has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Campanula patula
Spreading bellflower
Spreading bellflower (Campanula patula) is native to temperate Eurasia and naturalized elsewhere in the world. It grows well in meadows open woodlands and roadsides. From summer through fall it produces pale purple-blue flowers; the petals are more pointed and spread further apart than those of other bellflowers earning the spreading bellflower its common name.
Campanula rotundifolia
Bluebell bellflower
Bluebell bellflower, also known as Campanula rotundifolia, is a pretty purple flower. The Campanula rotundifolia refers to mini bell, and another familiar name is harebell. Harebell was associated with witches who transformed themselves into hares, inflicting bad luck on those whose paths they crossed.

All Species of Bellflowers

Serbian bellflower
Campanula poscharskyana
Serbian bellflower
The serbian bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana) is a semi-evergreen perennial flowering plant native to the Dinaric Alps which run throughout former Yugoslavia. While there are many cultivars, the cultivar Stella has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Canterbury bells
Campanula medium
Canterbury bells
The flowers of canterbury bells (*Campanula medium*) are bell-shaped; hence, the name. It is a native Southern European plant. In floriography, a coded language communicated through flowers that dates back to Victorian times, it represents gratitude. It is one of the flowers Thomas Jefferson grew at Monticello, his homestead.
Spotted bellflower
Campanula punctata
Spotted bellflower
Spotted bellflower (Campanula punctata) is a clump-forming perennial can grow to be 30 to 61 cm tall and 30 to 76 cm wide. Spotted bellflower grows best in full sunlight in moist soil. This species is considered easy to grow and produces an abundance of flowers. It attracts hummingbirds and is often cultivated in rock gardens.
Peach-leaved bellflower
Campanula persicifolia
Peach-leaved bellflower
Peach-leaved bellflower (Campanula persicifolia) is an evergreen clump-forming perennial that will grow to 91 cm tall. It blooms in summer with bell-shaped flowers that range in color from shades of violet blue to white. Thrives in full sun or partial shade and prefers medium-moist well-drained soil. Deadhead after blooming to encourage new flowers.
Creeping bellflower
Campanula rapunculoides
Creeping bellflower
Creeping bellflower (Campanula rapunculoides) is a perennial plant native to Europe and Siberia. Creeping bellflower grows in the wild in meadows, grassy areas, and forests and is considered an invasive species in Canada.
Clustered bellflower
Campanula glomerata
Clustered bellflower
Clustered bellflower (Campanula glomerata) is a flowering plant native to Britain and Japan. The Latin name Campanula glomerata means "small bell." The cultivar Superba has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Spreading bellflower
Campanula patula
Spreading bellflower
Spreading bellflower (Campanula patula) is native to temperate Eurasia and naturalized elsewhere in the world. It grows well in meadows open woodlands and roadsides. From summer through fall it produces pale purple-blue flowers; the petals are more pointed and spread further apart than those of other bellflowers earning the spreading bellflower its common name.
Bluebell bellflower
Campanula rotundifolia
Bluebell bellflower
Bluebell bellflower, also known as Campanula rotundifolia, is a pretty purple flower. The Campanula rotundifolia refers to mini bell, and another familiar name is harebell. Harebell was associated with witches who transformed themselves into hares, inflicting bad luck on those whose paths they crossed.
Nettle-leaved bellflower
Campanula trachelium
Nettle-leaved bellflower
Nettle-leaved bellflower (Campanula trachelium) is a small flower found in Europe and Africa. It grows in woodlands, hedgerows, and the edges of forests. In landscaping, it is used most commonly for naturalistic borders due to its height and lovely summer blooms.
Rampion
Campanula rapunculus
Rampion
Rampion (Campanula rapunculus) also goes by names like rapunzel and rover bellflower. The Brothers Grim tale, Rapunzel, actually takes its name from this biennial herb. It grows in Eurasia and northern Africa in dry meadows and forests. The root and leaves are commonly used in a similar manner to radishes and spinach, respectively.
Italian bellflower
Campanula isophylla
Italian bellflower
Italian bellflower is an evergreen perennial herb with white, blue, or lavender colored five-petaled flowers. It flourishes in well-drained sand or loam under partial shade to full sun. It is a great decorative plant when grown in hanging baskets and placed in patios or cottage gardens. This plant is pollinated by bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
Tussock bellflower
Campanula carpatica
Tussock bellflower
The tussock bellflower is a compact plant with prolific upward-facing bell-shaped blooms. Dead-heading keeps these beauties blooming all season long. They grow easily in rock gardens, as ground cover, and in flower beds. They are easy to grow, resistant to rabbits, and thrive in full sun to part shade.
Giant bellflower
Campanula latifolia
Giant bellflower
Giant bellflower (Campanula latifolia) is a popular ornamental species for its low-maintenance needs and attractive summer-blooming purple flowers. This plant has a reputation as a garden thug since its strong growth can overrun less vigorous plants. Despite this, it is a tall plant that goes very well at the back of borders or grown in mass plantings.
Dane's-blood bellflower
Campanula speciosa
Dane's-blood bellflower
Perennial plant up to 60 cm, short pubescent, with angular stems, usually simple. Oval-lanceolate leaves with obtuse teeth. Those of the base are petiolate and heart-shaped. Those of the stem, sitting, semiabrazadoras and more narrow. Vivid blue flowers, set in terminal clusters or clustered in the axils of the upper leaves, surrounded by an involucre of bracts.
Scheuchzer's bellflower
Campanula scheuchzeri
Scheuchzer's bellflower
Scheuchzer's bellflower makes a beautiful ground cover or a nice addition to cut flower arrangements. It is often found in mountain ranges, making it ideal for rock gardens or borders. It can tolerate coastal climates quite well. It relies on bees and butterflies for pollination, and serves hummingbirds with the sweet nectar they crave.
American Bellflower
Campanula americana
American Bellflower
American Bellflower is also known as tall bellflower because it grows anywhere from 91 to 152 cm in height. This plant is often grown as an annual, but self-seeds readily.
Wall bellflower
Campanula portenschlagiana
Wall bellflower
By forming a dense flowering mat, wall bellflower adds color to the rocky Mediterranean landscape of its native range. The violet or white bell-shaped flowers are not only pretty but also full of nectar and pollen, providing a precious food source for native bees and other pollinators.
Broad-leaved harebell
Campanula rhomboidalis
Broad-leaved harebell
Broad-leaved harebell is a summer and fall flowering plant commonly used in cottage and butterfly gardens in temperate climates. It is distinguishable from other plants in the genus by its narrow stem leaves and broad basil ones.
Earleaf bellflower
Campanula cochleariifolia
Earleaf bellflower
Earleaf bellflower is one of the smallest Bellflowers. This summer-blooming perennial is good for underplanting and ground cover, as well as rock gardens. Earleaf bellflower is a rabbit-resistant clump former.
Small bonny bellflower
Campanula divaricata
Small bonny bellflower
Small bonny bellflower (Campanula divaricata) is a perennial flowering plant that is only found in the eastern United States, primarily in the Appalachian Mountains. It blooms in late summer and produces small, blue flowers. The plant does well in dry, acidic soils and can be found growing on rocky outcrops
Yellow bellflower
Campanula thyrsoides
Yellow bellflower
Yellow bellflower is an alpine plant that is a popular ornamental plant grown in informal, rock, and gravel gardens. It is also ideally suited to city residences or courtyard setups. Yellow bellflower does not solely rely on other insects to fertilize it; it can also fertilize itself.
Marsh bellflower
Campanula aparinoides
Marsh bellflower
The marsh bellflower can be found in wet habitats and along stream banks. It carries white flowers on very long stalks that are thin and weak, so the plant often tangles within the neighboring plants, making for an interesting display. Marsh bellflower is quite similar to the blue-violet Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia), but is smaller.
Campanula bellidifolia
Campanula bellidifolia
Campanula bellidifolia
Campanula bellidifolia is a charming perennial that sports nodding, bell-shaped flowers reminiscent of fairy lanterns. These blue to purple blooms dangle from arching stems above a rosette of basal leaves, thriving in well-drained, rocky alpine slopes. The plant's relatively low stature allows it to withstand harsh, windy conditions often encountered in its high-altitude habitats.
Adriatic bellflower
Campanula garganica
Adriatic bellflower
Cultivars include 'Dickson's Gold', with gold-coloured foliage, and 'W.H. Paine', with white-centred, lilac coloured flowers. The latter has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Milky bellflower
Campanula lactiflora
Milky bellflower
Milky bellflower are common flowers for garden beds, especially in their native regions in Europe. Its species name comes from the Latin "with milk-white flowers," which describes the blooms that can range in color from white to soft purple.
Chimney bellflower
Campanula pyramidalis
Chimney bellflower
The leaves are broad ovate on the lower part of the stem, slender lanceolate on the upper part of the stem. The flowers are bell-shaped, blue, 3 to 4 cm diameter. The flowers are hermaphroditic, and the plant is self-fertile. It grows in many different soil types, and can handle a wide pH range. It prefers a sunny or partially shaded area.
Milky bellflower 'Superba'
Campanula lactiflora 'Superba'
Milky bellflower 'Superba'
Milky bellflower 'Superba' (Campanula lactiflora 'Superba') is a cultivar of the milky bellflower (Campanula lactiflora). "Superb" though they are, these plants are difficult to tell apart from other varieties of this species, though they are generally smaller. They produce purple flowers throughout late spring and summer and are very forgiving of soil conditions.
Clustered bellflower 'Caroline'
Campanula glomerata 'Caroline'
Clustered bellflower 'Caroline'
Clustered bellflower 'Caroline' is a Clustered bellflower cultivar that bears clusters of upward-facing, lavender-blue flowers on tall and sturdy stems. Compared to its parent plant that has vibrant purple flowers, the flowers of this cultivar have a more delicate color. As the season progresses, they become even lighter until finally becoming pale violet or white.
Bellflowers 'Elizabeth'
Campanula takesimana 'Elizabeth'
Bellflowers 'Elizabeth'
Created by Elizabeth Strangmen in the Washfield Nursery in Kent, bellflowers 'Elizabeth' is particularly loved for its bell-shaped flowers of raspberry and white. Sitting atop upright stems, these flowers are the picture of grace. Bellflowers 'Elizabeth' are popular among gardeners in larger groups in perennial borders, rock gardens, or cottage gardens.
Bellflowers 'Percy Piper'
Campanula latiloba 'Percy Piper'
Bellflowers 'Percy Piper'
Bellflowers 'Percy Piper' is a charming perennial that graces gardens with its upright stems and broad, bell-shaped, deep violet blooms. It thrives in well-drained soil and moderate sunlight, reaching up to 70cm in height. Bellflowers 'Percy Piper''s vivid flowers become a focal point from mid to late summer, attracting pollinators while adding vertical elegance to borders and beds.
Tussock bellflower 'Foerster'
Campanula carpatica var. turbinata 'Foerster'
Tussock bellflower 'Foerster'
Tussock bellflower 'Foerster' is a diminutive but very attractive tussock bellflower with large blue-violet flowers that bloom throughout the summer, more profusely than those of the parent plant. This long bloom period makes this a great plant for ground cover, and border frontages. This hybrid is named for the celebrated German nurseryman Karl Foerster (1874-1970).
Tussock bellflower 'Blaue Clips'
Campanula carpatica 'Blaue Clips'
Tussock bellflower 'Blaue Clips'
While most Campanula cultivars have blue or white flowers, tussock bellflower 'Blaue Clips' shows off a pretty shade of purple. This Campanula hybrid is believed to be an offspring of the ancestral plant Campanula carpatica, although this is not confirmed. The name "Blaue Clips" has not received an explanation. Nevertheless, gardeners love this one for its easy-growing nature and big, showy flowers.
Adria bellflower 'Birch Hybrid'
Campanula portenschlagiana 'Birch Hybrid'
Adria bellflower 'Birch Hybrid'
Adria bellflower 'Birch Hybrid' grows with long trailing stems that offer round dark-green leaves and lovely deep blue-violet flowers. It is a cultivar derived from cross between Campanula portenschlagiana and Campanula poscharskyana. The name comes from the Birch Farm Nursery in West Sussex, where it was first introduced. Gardeners choose it as it is more floriferous and longer blooming than other bellflowers.
Peach-leaved bellflower 'Alba'
Campanula persicifolia 'Alba'
Peach-leaved bellflower 'Alba'
Peach-leaved bellflower 'Alba' is distinct for its white flowers. A cultivar of Campanula persicifolia, its name is the Latin word for white. Gardeners love these plants for their sturdy, 61 to 91 cm stems, their ability to self-seed, and their long-lasting beauty when cut and placed in a vase.
Canterbury bells 'Calycanthema'
Campanula medium 'Calycanthema'
Canterbury bells 'Calycanthema'
Canterbury bells 'Calycanthema' has flowers with a variety of colors, including pink, rose, and lavender. The name of this cultivar refers to its flowery calyx, or the outer shell of the bud, which is the same color as the flower, giving a skirt-like appearance to the bloom when it opens. This cultivar is used both in gardens and for cut flowers, due to its sturdy stem and attractive blooms.
Spotted bellflower 'Viking'
Campanula punctata 'Viking'
Spotted bellflower 'Viking'
Spotted bellflower 'Viking' is a small plant with attractive bell-shaped, violet flowers. In contrast, the parent plant has paler, off-white blooms. This plant enjoys full exposure to sunlight, blooming through the summer months. This plant is named after the famed Scandinavian warrior tribes of the Middle Ages.
Adriatic bellflower 'Dickson's Gold'
Campanula garganica 'Dickson's Gold'
Adriatic bellflower 'Dickson's Gold'
The adriatic bellflower 'Dickson's Gold' is a cultivar from the Adriatic bellflower that is unique for its foliage. This variety grows leaves that are a bright, golden yellow, shaped like hearts, and with leaves that are toothed in appearance. Its beauty and low growth make it appreciated as a ground cover plant.
Serbian bellflower 'Stella'
Campanula poscharskyana 'Stella'
Serbian bellflower 'Stella'
This Serbian bellflower cultivar was created for its hardiness, standing up well against frost. With smaller leaves and a more compact size, serbian bellflower 'Stella' does well in pots, planters, window boxes, and hanging pots and baskets. It is also appreciated for its ability to flower year after year.
Peach-leaved bellflower 'Blue'
Campanula persicifolia 'Blue'
Peach-leaved bellflower 'Blue'
A cultivar of peach-leaved bellflower, peach-leaved bellflower 'Blue' is named for its vibrant flowers which complement its pale green leaves. Despite its name, however, the petals of peach-leaved bellflower 'Blue' actually possess purple tones that contrast with the pale blue flowers of related cultivars such as "Blue Bell". This cultivar is noted as being particularly suitable for beginner gardeners.
Spotted bellflower 'Pink Octopus'
Campanula punctata 'Pink Octopus'
Spotted bellflower 'Pink Octopus'
Highly unusual in nature, spotted bellflower 'Pink Octopus' is best-known for its faded pink blooms that open up to present long, tendril-like petals. This is vastly different from the parent plant, the spotted bellflower, which typically produces white bell-shaped blooms. Given the name "Pink Octopus" because of its petal formation, this plant is a worthy attribute to any garden.
Bellflower
Campanula saxifraga
Bellflower
Bellflower is a unique plant with captivating features. This perennial beauty boasts enchanting clusters of vibrant flowers that bloom in various shades of blue and purple. Its striking appearance makes it a popular choice for gardens and adds a touch of elegance to any landscape. Additionally, bellflower has a rich history, with its name originating from the Latin word for "bell" due to its bell-shaped blossoms. Not only does bellflower attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, but it also holds symbolic significance, representing gratitude and everlasting love. Its intriguing characteristics and alluring blooms truly make bellflower a standout in the plant world.
Bellflowers 'Burghaltii'
Campanula 'Burghaltii'
Bellflowers 'Burghaltii'
Bellflowers 'Burghaltii' is a Royal Horticultural Society award-winning cultivar of Campanula punctata and Campanula latifolia. This hybrid has exceptionally large bell-shaped flowers of an intriguing pale purple-gray color.
Adriatic bellflower 'W.H. Paine'
Campanula garganica 'W.H. Paine'
Adriatic bellflower 'W.H. Paine'
Adriatic bellflower 'W.H. Paine' forms a sea of vibrant periwinkle blue flowers with a contrasting white eye; their appearance steals the show when next to other plants of genus Campanula. This plant is a Campanula hybrid, although the exact genealogy is unclear. Its namesake ("W. H. Paine") remains a mystery, with no explanation of who this is or why the plant was named after them.
Milky bellflower 'Assendon Pearl'
Campanula lactiflora 'Assendon Pearl'
Milky bellflower 'Assendon Pearl'
A compact cultivar of the Milky bellflower, milky bellflower 'Assendon Pearl' produces white, star-shaped flowers and has heart-shaped foliage. It is a good variety for attracting pollinators, with the attractive flowers appearing throughout much of the summer.
Bellflowers 'Sarastro'
Campanula hybrida 'Sarastro'
Bellflowers 'Sarastro'
Bellflowers 'Sarastro' is a striking flower with deep violet-purple bell-shaped blooms. It is named after the nursery in Austria where it was first grown, after crossing the Campanula punctata and Campanula tracheli. This variety is unique because the genus usually sports blooms that are blue or lighter purple.
Tussock bellflower 'Jewel'
Campanula carpatica var. turbinata 'Jewel'
Tussock bellflower 'Jewel'
For tussock bellflower 'Jewel', the vibrance of its blooms is its distinctive quality. The traditional tussock bellflower, this plant's ancestor, demonstrates a lighter shade of blue. Given the name "Jewel" because of the admiration it receives within the world of horticulture, tussock bellflower 'Jewel' really is a plant that has it all.
Bellflowers 'Highcliffe Variety'
Campanula latiloba 'Highcliffe Variety'
Bellflowers 'Highcliffe Variety'
Bellflowers 'Highcliffe Variety' graces the garden with an abundance of purple flowers in late spring through early summer. This bellflower variant is extremely hardy and has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit for its reliability. Gardeners should beware of slugs and snails, which will happily eat this plant.
Bellflowers 'Beautiful Trust'
Campanula takesimana 'Beautiful Trust'
Bellflowers 'Beautiful Trust'
Bellflowers 'Beautiful Trust' is a notable bellflower because its flowers don’t resemble bells. Instead of the classic bell shape, these flowers have long and widely splayed white petals. This unusual morphology makes this easy-to-grow, low-care plant an excellent garden conversation piece, as it thrives in beds and borders. This cultivar was named bellflowers 'Beautiful Trust' by Song Kihun, curator of Chollipo Arboretum in South Korea, after his daughter.
Tussock bellflower 'Weisse Clips'
Campanula carpatica f. alba 'Weisse Clips'
Tussock bellflower 'Weisse Clips'
The cultivar name of the tussock bellflower 'Weisse Clips' translates as 'white clips' and refers to its attractive white flowers which grow in an inverted bell shape. The flower yield of this hybrid is particularly high, making it a garden favorite that is straightforward to grow with good disease and pest resistance.
Campanula glomerata subsp. speciosa
Campanula glomerata subsp. speciosa
Campanula glomerata subsp. speciosa
Campanula glomerata subsp. speciosa is a captivating perennial known for its dense clusters of violet-blue, bell-shaped flowers that bloom atop sturdy stems. The foliage is primarily basal, forming a low rosette of deep green leaves. Thriving in well-drained, chalky or loamy soils, campanula glomerata subsp. speciosa flourishes best in full sun to partial shade environments, showcasing its ornate floral arrangement in early to mid-summer. This species' robust habit makes it a delightful addition to rock gardens or borders, where its blossoms can attract pollinators and enliven the landscape.
Bellflowers 'Alba'
Campanula latiloba 'Alba'
Bellflowers 'Alba'
Bellflowers 'Alba' is adorned with elegant, bell-shaped white flowers that bloom atop sturdy, upright stems. The broad leaves form a lush basal rosette, reflecting a preference for well-drained, yet moist soil in partial shade. These attributes, along with its clumping habit, make bellflowers 'Alba' a captivating specimen in cottage gardens or mixed borders, charming observers from late spring to early summer.
Bellflowers 'Alba'
Campanula isophyla 'Alba'
Bellflowers 'Alba'
Where most bellflowers have blue or purple flowers, bellflowers 'Alba' has brilliant white flowers. 'Alba', means 'white' in Latin, so these flowers are how this hybrid gets its name. This delicate hybrid grows to just 20 cm, in comparison to the 60 cm of native varieties. This plant blooms profusely in summer and is ideal for cottage gardens, rock gardens and containers, making it a gardener's favorite.
Clustered bellflower 'Schneekrone'
Campanula glomerata var. alba 'Schneekrone'
Clustered bellflower 'Schneekrone'
Clustered bellflower 'Schneekrone' grows white bell-shaped flowers throughout early and midsummer. This cultivar is unique because most Clustered bellflowers have blue or purple flowers and the Alba varieties (white-flowered varieties) usually bloom earlier in the year (late spring). 'Schneekrone' means "crown of snow" in German and refers to this cultivar's lovely blooms.
Milky bellflower 'Alba'
Campanula lactiflora 'Alba'
Milky bellflower 'Alba'
In contrast to the light violet flowers of its Campanula lactiflora parent, the milky bellflower 'Alba' is characterized by (and named for) pure white flowers that bloom in mid-summer. This is an attractive perennial which grows up to 80 cm tall. It has been awarded the Royal Horticultural Society Award Of Garden Merit.
Canterbury bells 'Champion Pink'
Campanula medium 'Champion Pink'
Canterbury bells 'Champion Pink'
This cultivar's bunches of bright-pink flowers, dark-green foliage, and quick growth set it apart from other canterbury bells. Cultivated as a hybrid of other bell varieties, canterbury bells 'Champion Pink' was named literally after its profuse numbers of rose-pink blossoms. Canterbury bells 'Champion Pink' is loved for its ornamental value, appeal to pollinators, and ease of care.
Tussock bellflower 'White Clips'
Campanula carpatica 'White Clips'
Tussock bellflower 'White Clips'
Tussock bellflower 'White Clips' is a Tussock bellflower cultivar, selected to have pure white flowers, unlike its parent plant, whose flowers are purple. The cultivar is also known as being slightly taller than the origin species. It's a popular choice for garden beds or rock gardens.
Milky bellflower 'Prichard's Variety'
Campanula lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'
Milky bellflower 'Prichard's Variety'
Milky bellflower 'Prichard's Variety' is a milky bellflower cultivar bred to have one of the darkest and most vibrant blue blooms seen among all bellflowers. They will attract butterflies and bees to any garden. The cultivar grows in many different kinds of soil as well as gardens with different amounts of shade and sun.
Spotted bellflower 'Summertime Blues'
Campanula punctata 'Summertime Blues'
Spotted bellflower 'Summertime Blues'
Spotted bellflower 'Summertime Blues' is a perennial flowering plant and is a cultivar of Spotted bellflower. It is named for its unusual nodding lavender-blue and violet-blue flowers that bloom from late spring to late summer. The plant is popular with gardeners for its longer blooming time and low maintenance requirements.
Spanish bellflower
Campanula primulifolia
Spanish bellflower
Spanish bellflower is a charming perennial with basal rosettes of soft, oval leaves from which arise delicate stems. In summer, the plant is adorned with bell-shaped, violet-blue flowers, reminiscent of primroses, lending to its name. Thriving in meadows and woodlands, spanish bellflower's ability to attract pollinators helps ensure its propagation amidst its native flora.
Clustered bellflower 'Superba'
Campanula glomerata 'Superba'
Clustered bellflower 'Superba'
Clustered bellflower 'Superba' is a captivating plant with a plethora of enticing qualities. This perennial gem charms with its vibrant purple blooms that attract pollinators, making it a delightful addition to any garden. Its unique name originates from its clustered flower heads, creating a stunning visual display. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, but it also boasts interesting ecological benefits, as it provides an important food source for various beneficial insects. With its enchanting appearance and ecological significance, clustered bellflower 'Superba' is indeed a remarkable plant to behold.
Spotted bellflower 'Cherry Bells'
Campanula punctata 'Cherry Bells'
Spotted bellflower 'Cherry Bells'
With a profusion of cherry-colored bells that droop toward the ground, spotted bellflower 'Cherry Bells' is easy on the eyes and highly individual. Spotted bellflower 'Cherry Bells' differs from its suspected parent plant (Campanula punctata) in its color, showing off a much richer, darker hue in its blooms. It got the name "Cherry Bells" to represent the appearance of the plant's flowers.
Tussock bellflower 'Deep Blue Clips'
Campanula carpatica 'Deep Blue Clips'
Tussock bellflower 'Deep Blue Clips'
Tussock bellflower 'Deep Blue Clips' offers dense clusters of bell-shaped blue flowers that bloom through the summer. It is a cultivar of Campanula carpatica named for the deep blue color of the blooms. It it sometimes called Blaue Clips, from the German word for blue. Gardeners favor these cultivars as they are easily grown from seed, are suitable for winter sowing, and are rabbit-tolerant.
Peach-leaved bellflower 'Takion Blue'
Campanula persicifolia 'Takion Blue'
Peach-leaved bellflower 'Takion Blue'
This attractive Bellflower has an abundance of violet-blue flowers that contrast with the white blooms typical of its parent plant. Peach-leaved bellflower 'Takion Blue' flowers are of particular note due to their pronounced trumpet shape and brilliant white stamens. This plant is relatively disease and pest-resistant and is a resilient garden performer noted for being simple to grow.
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Dracaena
Dracaena
Dracaena are popular house plants that are easy to grow. They can tolerate low-light conditions and require little watering. Their leaves range from variegated to dark green. Their characteristic traits include woody stems that grow slowly but offer a striking appearance for small spaces such as apartments or offices.
Ficus
Fig trees
Fig trees have been cultivated in many regions for their fruits, particularly the common fig, F. carica. Most of the species have edible fruits, although the common fig is the only one of commercial value. Fig trees are also important food sources for wildlife in the tropics, including monkeys, bats, and insects.
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Brambles
Brambles are members of the rose family, and there are hundreds of different types to be found throughout the European countryside. They have been culturally significant for centuries; Christian folklore stories hold that when the devil was thrown from heaven, he landed on a bramble bush. Their vigorous growth habit can tangle into native plants and take over.
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Maples
The popular tree family known as maples change the color of their leaves in the fall. Many cultural traditions encourage people to watch the colors change, such as momijigari in Japan. Maples popular options for bonsai art. Alternately, their sap is used to create maple syrup.
Prunus
Prunus
Prunus is a genus of flowering fruit trees that includes almonds, cherries, plums, peaches, nectarines, and apricots. These are often known as "stone fruits" because their pits are large seeds or "stones." When prunus trees are damaged, they exhibit "gummosis," a condition in which the tree's gum (similar to sap) is secreted to the bark to help heal external wounds.
Solanum
Nightshades
Nightshades is a large and diverse genus of plants, with more than 1500 different types worldwide. This genus incorporates both important staple food crops like tomato, potato, and eggplant, but also dangerous poisonous plants from the nightshade family. The name was coined by Pliny the Elder almost two thousand years ago.
Rosa
Roses
Most species of roses are shrubs or climbing plants that have showy flowers and sharp thorns. They are commonly cultivated for cut flowers or as ornamental plants in gardens due to their attractive appearance, pleasant fragrance, and cultural significance in many countries. The rose hips (fruits) can also be used in jams and teas.
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Oaks
Oaks are among the world's longest-lived trees, sometimes growing for over 1,000 years! The oldest known oak tree is in the southern United States and is over 1,500 years old. Oaks produce an exceedingly popular type of wood which is used to make different products, from furniture and flooring to wine barrels and even cosmetic creams.
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Attributes of Bellflowers

Plant Height
90 cm
Spread
1 m
Leaf type
Semi-evergreen
Ideal Temperature
0 - 35 ℃

Scientific Classification of Bellflowers

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8 most common species:
Campanula poscharskyana
Serbian bellflower
The serbian bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana) is a semi-evergreen perennial flowering plant native to the Dinaric Alps which run throughout former Yugoslavia. While there are many cultivars, the cultivar Stella has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Campanula medium
Canterbury bells
The flowers of canterbury bells (*Campanula medium*) are bell-shaped; hence, the name. It is a native Southern European plant. In floriography, a coded language communicated through flowers that dates back to Victorian times, it represents gratitude. It is one of the flowers Thomas Jefferson grew at Monticello, his homestead.
Campanula punctata
Spotted bellflower
Spotted bellflower (Campanula punctata) is a clump-forming perennial can grow to be 30 to 61 cm tall and 30 to 76 cm wide. Spotted bellflower grows best in full sunlight in moist soil. This species is considered easy to grow and produces an abundance of flowers. It attracts hummingbirds and is often cultivated in rock gardens.
Campanula persicifolia
Peach-leaved bellflower
Peach-leaved bellflower (Campanula persicifolia) is an evergreen clump-forming perennial that will grow to 91 cm tall. It blooms in summer with bell-shaped flowers that range in color from shades of violet blue to white. Thrives in full sun or partial shade and prefers medium-moist well-drained soil. Deadhead after blooming to encourage new flowers.
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All Species of Bellflowers

Serbian bellflower
Canterbury bells
Spotted bellflower
Peach-leaved bellflower
Creeping bellflower
Clustered bellflower
Spreading bellflower
Bluebell bellflower
Nettle-leaved bellflower
Rampion
Italian bellflower
Tussock bellflower
Giant bellflower
Dane's-blood bellflower
Scheuchzer's bellflower
American Bellflower
Wall bellflower
Broad-leaved harebell
Earleaf bellflower
Small bonny bellflower
Yellow bellflower
Marsh bellflower
Campanula bellidifolia
Adriatic bellflower
Milky bellflower
Chimney bellflower
Milky bellflower 'Superba'
Clustered bellflower 'Caroline'
Bellflowers 'Elizabeth'
Bellflowers 'Percy Piper'
Tussock bellflower 'Foerster'
Tussock bellflower 'Blaue Clips'
Adria bellflower 'Birch Hybrid'
Peach-leaved bellflower 'Alba'
Canterbury bells 'Calycanthema'
Spotted bellflower 'Viking'
Adriatic bellflower 'Dickson's Gold'
Serbian bellflower 'Stella'
Peach-leaved bellflower 'Blue'
Spotted bellflower 'Pink Octopus'
Bellflower
Bellflowers 'Burghaltii'
Adriatic bellflower 'W.H. Paine'
Milky bellflower 'Assendon Pearl'
Bellflowers 'Sarastro'
Tussock bellflower 'Jewel'
Bellflowers 'Highcliffe Variety'
Bellflowers 'Beautiful Trust'
Tussock bellflower 'Weisse Clips'
Campanula glomerata subsp. speciosa
Bellflowers 'Alba'
Bellflowers 'Alba'
Clustered bellflower 'Schneekrone'
Milky bellflower 'Alba'
Canterbury bells 'Champion Pink'
Tussock bellflower 'White Clips'
Milky bellflower 'Prichard's Variety'
Spotted bellflower 'Summertime Blues'
Spanish bellflower
Clustered bellflower 'Superba'
Spotted bellflower 'Cherry Bells'
Tussock bellflower 'Deep Blue Clips'
Peach-leaved bellflower 'Takion Blue'
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Dracaena
Dracaena
Dracaena are popular house plants that are easy to grow. They can tolerate low-light conditions and require little watering. Their leaves range from variegated to dark green. Their characteristic traits include woody stems that grow slowly but offer a striking appearance for small spaces such as apartments or offices.
Ficus
Fig trees
Fig trees have been cultivated in many regions for their fruits, particularly the common fig, F. carica. Most of the species have edible fruits, although the common fig is the only one of commercial value. Fig trees are also important food sources for wildlife in the tropics, including monkeys, bats, and insects.
Rubus
Brambles
Brambles are members of the rose family, and there are hundreds of different types to be found throughout the European countryside. They have been culturally significant for centuries; Christian folklore stories hold that when the devil was thrown from heaven, he landed on a bramble bush. Their vigorous growth habit can tangle into native plants and take over.
Acer
Maples
The popular tree family known as maples change the color of their leaves in the fall. Many cultural traditions encourage people to watch the colors change, such as momijigari in Japan. Maples popular options for bonsai art. Alternately, their sap is used to create maple syrup.
Prunus
Prunus
Prunus is a genus of flowering fruit trees that includes almonds, cherries, plums, peaches, nectarines, and apricots. These are often known as "stone fruits" because their pits are large seeds or "stones." When prunus trees are damaged, they exhibit "gummosis," a condition in which the tree's gum (similar to sap) is secreted to the bark to help heal external wounds.
Solanum
Nightshades
Nightshades is a large and diverse genus of plants, with more than 1500 different types worldwide. This genus incorporates both important staple food crops like tomato, potato, and eggplant, but also dangerous poisonous plants from the nightshade family. The name was coined by Pliny the Elder almost two thousand years ago.
Rosa
Roses
Most species of roses are shrubs or climbing plants that have showy flowers and sharp thorns. They are commonly cultivated for cut flowers or as ornamental plants in gardens due to their attractive appearance, pleasant fragrance, and cultural significance in many countries. The rose hips (fruits) can also be used in jams and teas.
Quercus
Oaks
Oaks are among the world's longest-lived trees, sometimes growing for over 1,000 years! The oldest known oak tree is in the southern United States and is over 1,500 years old. Oaks produce an exceedingly popular type of wood which is used to make different products, from furniture and flooring to wine barrels and even cosmetic creams.
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