A classic cottage garden plant with large cup shaped flowers on tall and slender stems, ideal for the back of the border. Will grow in partial shade so does will in a mixed border or in a shady area. Earlier flowering than other campanulas and makes an excellent early cut flower.
Goes well with:
Flowers - Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue’ (Globe thistle)
Grasses - Stipa gigantea (golden oats)
Care of Campanula Persicifolia Alba
Deadhead regularly to encourage repeat blooms, protect foliage tender foliage from slugs. Flowers are tall so will benefit from staking with bamboo canes or brushwood to prevent falling over. Mulch around the base of the plant with well rotted compost in spring.
Open, bell shaped flowers are attractive and provide easy access for bees and other pollinating insects.
Height and Spread: approx. 50-100cm high and 40-50cm spread.
Common name: bellflowers
Position in the garden: full sun or partial shade
Soil type: fertile, moist, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil
Flowering period: June and July
Hardiness: fully hardy, evergreen/semi evergreen perennial