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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
Other common names
bellflower 'Joe Elliott'
Campanula may be annuals, herbaceous or evergreen perennials, with bell or star-shaped, often blue, flowers in late spring or summer
'Joe Elliott' is a perennial forming a compact, gently spreading clump to 8cm tall, with small, heart-shaped grey-green leaves. Funnel-shaped lavender-blue flowers 3-4cm long are borne 2-3 together on wiry stems
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or South-facing
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
It will not tolerate winter wet. Grow in a scree bed, in tufa, in gritty moist but sharply drained soil in a trough. Alternatively grow in alpine house in loam based potting compost such as John Innes No. 2 with one-third by volume of grit
Propagate by seed in spring or autumn or from basal cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Garden Edging
Patio & Container Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Vulnerable to attack by slugs and snails. Aphids and glasshouse red spider mite may be problem under glass
Can suffer from powdery mildew and rust
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