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We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records.
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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.
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Other common names
trailing bellflower 'Stella'
Campanula may be annuals, herbaceous or evergreen perennials, with bell or star-shaped, often blue, flowers in late spring or summer
'Stella' is a tufted perennial with rounded basal leaves and spreading stems bearing loose racemes of starry, light violet-blue flowers 2.5cm in width
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand, Clay
pHAlkaline, Neutral, Acid
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade; can be invasive as spreads by underground runners
Propagate by division in spring or autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Garden Edging Banks and Slopes Ground Cover
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning Cut back after flowering to maintain compact shape
Pests May be attacked by slugs and snails
May be subject to powdery mildews
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