Campanula latifolia

Campanula latifolia

Broad-Leaved Bellflower

syn. Giant Bellflower

Campanulaceae

Height

80 - 120 cm

Flower colour

purple

Flowering time

July - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

fertile, well drained, fairly moist

pH

neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

Europe and W-Asia

Campanula is the largest genus in the bellflower family, Campanulaceae, with over 500 species spread across the northern hemisphere, most around the Mediterranean across to the Caucasus.  The species are very diverse from prostrate high alpines, to tall meadow and woodland plants. Two species, Campanula rotundifolia and Campanula uniflora are native to Iceland (*).

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed sown in March.

Seed just covered and kept at 20°C (68°F) until germination. After germination it should be kept at a lower temperature with plenty of light so the plants won't become lanky.

​Tall plant that needs support.

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