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Other common names
Canary Island bellflower
Canarina are twining tuberous herbaceous perennials with simple leaves and one or more nodding bell-shaped flowers with 6 lobes
C. canariensis is a tuberous perennial with scrambling stems bearing lance-shaped leaves and pendent bell-shaped, attractively veined deep orange-red flowers
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
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Under glass grow in loam-based potting compost in bright filtered light with good ventilation. Water freely when in growth and keep completely dry when foliage yellows in late spring. Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly when in growth. Pot on when dormant
Propagate by seed at 15-18 °C in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by glasshouse whitefly and glasshouse red spider mite
Generally disease free
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