Campanulas and bell flowers in cultivation
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Campanulas and bell flowers in cultivation

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Published by Blandford Press in London .
Written in English


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StatementH. Clifford Crook.
SeriesGarden book club
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 90p. :
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18069087M
ISBN 100713701021

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Also known as false campanula, ladybells (Adenophora) sports tall spikes of attractive, bell-shaped hora ladybells are attractive, elegant, easy-to-grow plants often grown in borders. Read on for Adenophora plant info and learn the specifics of growing false campanula in gardens. Campanulas are a fine group of garden plants ranging from very dwarf to 6′. Some bloom for the better part of summer. Plants need only moderately rich, well-drained soil and full or part sun. They thrive in most parts of the country, but are not well suited to the desert Southwest.   Campanula – bell-like flowers signifying gratitude, faith and constancy Campanulas are without doubt one of the most charming of cottage garden plants. The taller species typically grown in gardens provide heads of loose open bell-like flowers in blue, white, purple and sometimes pink. -Bulk- CANTERBURY BELLS -"Campanula"- Mixed Colors +Biennual Seeds This early to mi-summer blooming Canterbury Bells plants provide large bell shaped flowers in shades of blue, pink, white and flowers are long lasting in the garden or as additions to bouquets. Make a superb addition to sunny or partialy shaded gardens/5(4).

Campanulas can be useful in rockeries, cottage gardens, borders, wild gardens and hanging baskets. Description: This spreading ground cover has star-shaped, mauve blue flowers. It is a low mound-forming plant no more than 30cm (12″) tall, which will spread easily by runners to . Campanula is the largest genus in the family or so species are confined to the Northern Hemisphere and are found there on all continents except South America, with especially heavy concentrations in the areas of the Caucasus Mountains and in an arc from the Swiss and Italian Alps down through the Balkans. Campanula flowers are shaped more or less like little bells. The genus grows mainly in the northern hemisphere, most abundant from the Mediterranean region to the Caucasus mountains; it extends even to some tropical mountains. Not all campanulas make excellent indoor plants. So, when you buy a campanula, always check the cultivation information to see whether it’s suitable for growing indoors. Here are a few campanulas that grow well indoors: Italian bellflower (Campanula isophylla) is a trailing variety with long stems bearing masses of pale blue or white flowers.