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    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

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    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Campanula 'Burghaltii'

bellflower 'Burghaltii'

bellflower 'Burghaltii'

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  • Other common names bellflower 'Burghaltii'

  • Genus Campanula may be annuals, herbaceous or evergreen perennials, with bell or star-shaped, often blue, flowers in late spring or summer

  • Family Campanulaceae / Campanulaceae

  • Details 'Burghaltii' is a clump-forming perennial with ovate leaves and erect stems to 60cm in height, bearing nodding, narrowly bell-shaped, pale grey-mauve flowers up to 10cm in length

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Clump-forming

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Shade

  • Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing or North-facing

  • Exposure Exposed or Sheltered

Soil

  • Chalk

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • MoistureMoist but well-drained

  • SoilLoam, Chalk

  • pHAlkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height

    0.5-1 metres

  • Ultimate spread

    0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height

    2-5 years

How to grow

Cultivation Best grown in fertile, neutral to alkaline soil that is moist but well-drained; in partial shade or sun. No need to stake.

Propagation Propagate by division in spring or autumn or take basal cuttings in spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Cut Flowers Cottage & Informal Garden Wildflower meadow

How to care

Pruning Cut back after flowering

Pests May be damaged by slugs and snails

Diseases May be infected by a rust, powdery mildews and a leaf spot

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