Cyananthus lobatus
Cyananthus lobatus
Cyananthus lobatus
Cyananthus lobatus

Cyananthus lobatus

Trailing Bellflower

Campanulaceae

Height

< 5 cm

Flower colour

blue

Flowering time

August - September

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained, moist

pH

acid

Hardiness

seems fairly hardy

Plant range

Himalayas

Cyananthus is a genus of around 30 species in the family Campanulaceae, all of which are native to high mountain areas in Central- and E-Asia, many in the Himalayas. They are usually ground hugging perennials with fairly large flowers, usually blue, but sometimes white or yellow. 

Propagation:


Basal cuttings in early summer.

A stalk without buds is torn off at the base and planted in soil mixed with pumice and kept in a sheltered spot out of strong sunlight until the cutting is rooted.


Seed – sown in September - November.

Seed just covered and stored outside or in a refrigeration until March, the brought inside and kept at 20°C (68°F) until germination.

A ground hugging rock garden plant with small leaves and relatively large, blue flowers. It needs well drained, acid soil and a sunny place.

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