Botanical name: Campanulaceae
Botanical name: Campanulaceae
Species of Bellflower
Venus' looking-glasses are known for making unexpected appearances long after they were last seen due to their long-lived seeds. Venus' looking-glasses have an erect or ascending habit and members of the species are used for ground cover, window boxes, or edging. The Latin name Legousia is in honor of French explorer Francois de La Bouyalle-Le Gouz.
Codonopsis is a genus of flowering plant in the family Campanulaceae. The enlarged genus codonopsis is widespread across eastern, southern, central, and southeastern Asia.
Phyteuma is native to Europe and Morocco. The species are herbaceous perennial plants, growing to 5 to 90 cm tall. The leaves are alternate, petiolate, and vary in shape on a single plant, with larger, broader leaves at the base of the stem and smaller, narrower leaves higher up; the leaf margin is serrated. The flowers are produced in dense erect panicles, each flower with a narrow, deeply five-lobed corolla, mostly purple, sometimes pale blue, white or pink. The fruit is a capsule containing numerous small seeds.
Venus' Looking-Glass is a genus of flowering plants within the family Campanulaceae, native to North and South America.
Trachelium is a genus of flowering plants in the family Campanulaceae. There are at least three species.
Lobelias are a large and extremely diverse group of flowering plants that come in a diverse range of shades and hues. For this reason, they make excellent additions in gardens or as houseplants. Do not use any of these plants for internal use, as many species are highly toxic.
Canarina are herbaceous perennial vines with bell-shaped flowers.
Bellflowers are a large group of mostly-low-growing, flowering plants aptly named for their drooping, bell-shaped flowers. Though they come in many colors, they primarily bloom in shades of lavender or light blue. Bellflowers make great additions to any garden as they require little care, are cold-hardy, are deer and rabbit resistant, and have a long blooming season that lasts from spring to early fall.
Ladybells is a genus of flowering plants in the family Campanulaceae. These plants are perennial herbs, often with thick, fleshy roots. The stem usually grows erect from a caudex. There are usually several basal leaves borne on long petioles. The leaves on the stem are alternately arranged in most species. Flowers are solitary or borne in cymes. The corolla of the flower is bell-shaped, funnel-shaped, or tubular, with five lobes. The corollas of most species are blue. There is a characteristic nectar disc at the base of the stamens. There are about 62 species in the genus.
Brighamia have a short, thick stem with a dense cluster of broad leaves, elongate white flowers, and capsular fruits. Brighamia have a succulent stem and long, thin, tubular flowers.
Downingia is a genus of 13 annual plants native to western North America and Chile. The stems may be decumbent or erect, 10 to 40 cm in length, with narrow cauline leaves that may drop off before the flower develops. The flowers are typically inverted by the twisting of the ovary during blooming. Colors range from blue and pink to white, with the lower (larger) lip including a white or yellow patch.
Star of Bethlehem
The star of Bethlehem genus comprises only one species, Hippobrama longiflora. Native to the West Indies, this perennial herb is sometimes cultivated in tropical gardens for its star-like aesthetic. It has been introduced in many tropical countries, some of which consider it a weed. It has also been reported as toxic.
Jasione is a genus of flowering plants which are native to Europe. 4 species have been found in Turkey and west Mediterranean areas.
fleshy stem bellflower
Homocodon contains two known species, native to the mountains of southwestern China and Bhutan.
Cyananthus is a genus that consists of annual or mostly perennial herbs. They are little Himalayan plants not higher than 10 cm. Leaves are usually small and simple sometimes narrowing to base tooth-lobed at summit. In summer to fall the plants bear showy of bright purplish-blue yellow or white funnel to bell-shaped 5-lobed flowers with stamens free from the corolla and hairy throat. The flowers are borne singly on stalks. This genus includes about 30 species. Cyananthus is from high mountains of Central and East Asia.
Balloon flower make up a genus that consists of a single species. These plants sport a lovely purple hue, making them popular ornamentals worldwide. Before fully blooming, the petals form small air-filled spheres that look like balloons, giving them the nickname "balloon flower." Furthermore, balloon flower are of culinary importance; the plant's roots are edible and are common in East Asian cuisine.
Harebells is a genus of flowering plants in the bellflower family, Campanulaceae. Characters used to identify harebells species include a generally wheel-shaped (rotate) corolla with the petals fused at the bases and spreading outward into very narrow lobes, lacking or rudimentary appendages on the calyx, a stigma with 2 to 4 lobes, and an oblong or roughly spherical fruit capsule that breaks open via pores on the sides. There are up to about 33 species. They are native to North Africa and Eurasia. Many are endemic to Turkey.
Nemacladus has 18 accepted species native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. These are annual herbs with very slender, sometimes threadlike, branching stems bearing small five-lobed flowers.