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CAMPANULA glomerata 'Snow Crown'

Image of Campanula glomerata var. alba 'Snow Crown' ('Schneekrone')

James H. Schutte

Family

Campanulaceae

Botanical Name

CAMPANULA glomerata var. alba 'Snow Crown' ('Schneekrone')

Plant Common Name

Snow Crown Clustered Bellflower, White Clustered Bellflower

General Description

Clustered bellflower is a vigorous, spreading perennial native to much of Europe and Asia. The cultivar 'Snow Crown' ('Schneekrone') bears dense clusters of starry white bell-flowers on stout upright stems from late spring into summer. The leaves are round and fuzzy.

Grow this medium-sized perennial in moist but well-drained soil in sun to partial shade. Cut back the spent flower stems to encourage repeat bloom. This cultivar works well in the perennial border or cottage garden.

Characteristics

  • AHS Heat Zone

    9 - 1

  • USDA Hardiness Zone

    3 - 8

  • Sunset Zone

    A1, A2, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

  • Plant Type

    Perennial

  • Sun Exposure

    Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Height

    20"-24" / 50.8cm - 61.0cm

  • Width

    2'-3' / 0.6m - 0.9m

  • Bloom Time

    Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer

  • Native To

    Europe, Turkey, Asia

Growing Conditions

  • Soil pH

    Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline

  • Tolerances

    Drought

  • Growth Rate

    Fast

  • Water Requirements

    Average Water

  • Habit

    Spreading

  • Seasonal Interest

    Spring, Summer

Ornamental Features

  • Flower Interest

    Showy

  • Flower Color

    White

  • Foliage Color (Spring)

    Green

  • Foliage Color (Summer)

    Green

  • Foliage Color (Fall)

    Green

  • Fragrant Flowers

    No

  • Fragrant Fruit

    No

  • Fragrant Foliage

    No

  • Bark or Stem Fragrant

    No

  • Flower Petal Number

    Single, Double

  • Repeat Bloomer

    Yes

  • Showy Fruit

    No

  • Edible Fruit

    No

  • Showy Foliage

    No

  • Foliage Texture

    Medium

  • Foliage Sheen

    Matte

  • Evergreen

    No

  • Showy Bark

    No

Special Characteristics

  • Usage

    Cutflower, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Wildflower

  • Sharp or Has Thorns

    No

  • Invasive

    Sometimes

  • Attracts

    Hummingbirds, Butterflies

  • Self-Sowing

    Yes