Campanula glomerata var. dahurica
A robust herbaceous perennial that forms large clumps of erect stems with dark green ovate leaves and close-packed terminal racemes of small deep violet-blue bell-shaped flowers providing a long flowering display in summer. An easy to grow plant that dislikes wet winters.
SynonymsCampanula glomerata 'Dahurica'
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Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.5–1 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
East–facing or North–facing or South–facing or West–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Clump forming
Campanula may be annuals, herbaceous or evergreen perennials, with bell or star-shaped, often blue, flowers in late spring or summer
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How to grow
Will grow well in fertile, neutral to alkaline soil that is moist but well-drained, in full sun or partial shade avoiding wet conditions in winter. A semi-shade position will ensure the best flower colour is preserved.
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Patio and container plants
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
- Garden edging
Cut back after flowering to promote extended flowering
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