Campanula lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'
milky bellflower 'Prichard's Variety'
'Prichard's Variety' is a perennial forming a clump of erect stems to 75cm in height, with narrow, pointed leaves and rounded clusters of bell-shaped violet-blue flowers
Ultimate height0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing
- 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
- Name status
How to grow
Best grown in fertile, neutral to alkaline soil that is moist but well-drained; in partial shade or sun. Needs staking in exposed sites.
Propagate by division in spring or autumn or take basal cuttings in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Flower borders and beds
- Underplanting of roses and shrubs
Cut back after flowering to prevent self-seeding and to encourage a second flush of flowers
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