(Serbian Bellflower, Stella Bellflower)
From late spring through early summer, ‘Stella’ produces a breathtaking display of starry, violet-blue flowers contrasted with striking, white centers. It is a selection of Serbian bellflower, a species native to mountainous regions of southern Europe. This vigorous perennial forms a low mat of elongated, toothed, heart-shaped foliage which spreads via underground runners. The semi-evergreen leaves may develop attractive red tints in cold weather.
Serbian bellflower prefers full to partial...
Arguably this bellflower has some of the most striking blooms of any other Campanula. A native of northeastern Asia, spotted bellflower is a clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial with medium green, lance-shaped leaves and dark-colored stems. In late spring to summer it puts forth large, drooping, bell-shaped flowers. These are generally ivory freckled with dusty rose-pink (the name "punctata" means spotted) and have hairy interiors. There are several cultivars available such as the double ivory-flowered...
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(Pantaloons Bellflower, Spotted Bellflower)
Spotted bellflower is an enthusiastic, rhizomatous, mat-forming perennial native to eastern Siberia, China, Japan and Korea. The cultivar 'Pantaloons' sports impressive semi -double, fancy frilled bells in a lovely shade of
light purple generally appearing in mid summer. This bellflower prefers full sun, but part shade in hotter zones and fertile, yet well drained soil. Looks nice as groundcover in dappled sun woodland settings or for errosion control on slopes or as a nice inclusion to cottage...
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The spotted bellflower is an enthusiastic, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennial grown for its charming combination of drooping pink bells with rose-colored inside freckles and greenish-burgundy heart-shaped leaves. Native to Japan, Plum Wine spotted bellflower blooms from late spring though the summer, often reblooming until frost. The flowers are held just above the foliage on wiry stems. The show continues in the winter when the evergreen leaves turn red.
Grow this bellflower in full sun, but...
(Spotted Bellflower, Wedding Bells Bellflower)
Resembling two nested teacups, the double, nodding, tubular flowers of ‘Wedding Bells’ are fresh white, sometimes blushed with pink. From late spring into summer, its unique flowers dangle elegantly from wiry stems above low mounds of heart-shaped foliage. This vigorous, clump-forming perennial is a cultivar of spotted bellflower, a species native to extreme northeastern Asia.
This easy-to-grow perennial grows best in full sun, but appreciates partial shade in hotter regions. Plant in fertile,...
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(Red Spotted Bellflower)
Best known for its rosy bell-shaped blooms, red spotted bellflower is a clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial with medium green, lance-shaped leaves and dark rose stems. In late spring to summer this Asian native puts forth large, drooping, bell-shaped flowers freckled with dark rose-red. These have hairy interiors and are attractive to bees.
Spotted bellflower prospers in full to partial sun and fertile garden loam with average drainage. It does produce seeds in abundance and may sprout up across...
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(Bowl of Cherries Bellflower, Red Spotted Bellflower)
‘Bowl of Cherries’ is highly regarded for its rosy-purple, bell-shaped blooms which dangle elegantly from sturdy, branched stems in late spring through early summer. Displayed atop low mounds of green, heart shaped foliage, the charming, slightly hairy flowers are also attractive to bees. This vigorous, clump-forming perennial is a form of spotted bellflower, a species native to extreme northeastern Asia.
Spotted bellflower appreciates full to partial sun and fertile garden loam with average...
Gerald L. Klingaman
(Cherry Bells Bellflower, Red Spotted Bellflower)
Best known for its impressive dark rose-red, bell-shaped blooms, 'Cherry Bells' is a clump-forming, rhizomatous perennial with medium green, lance-shaped leaves and dark rose stems. In late spring to summer it puts forth many large, drooping, bell-shaped flowers of dark rose-red. These have hairy interiors and are attractive to bees.
Spotted bellflower needs full to partial sun and fertile garden loam with average drainage. It makes a pretty addition to perennial borders and requires division...
Towering skyward and the last of the bellflowers to bloom, chimney bellflower has heart-shaped leaves at the base of the summer-occurring flowerspike that bears white or light blue blossoms. A very short-lived perennial that is usually regarded as a biennial, this herbaceous plant is native to northern Italy and the Balkan States.
The medium to light green leaves are in a loose basal rosette, which each blade oval or lance-shaped with teethed edges. As early as early summer but often into mid-...
A charming perennial that tends to grow in nooks and crannies in the garden, the roundleaf bellflower produces delicate, pale lavender-blue flowers in late spring and summer. A clump-forming herbaceous perennial, it is native to most temperate areas across the Northern Hemisphere. In addition to spreading by underground runners (stems), it produces copious amounts of seed and will "pop up" in both annoying and picturesque areas of the landscape.
The foliage of this perennial is a light to medium...