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Campanula latifolia subsp. latifolia

Campanula latifolia subsp. latifolia
Campanula latifolia subsp. latifolia
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Synonym(s) Campanula latifolia var. macrantha
Common name bellflower
Family campanulaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers violet (early summer)
Size 3' tall, 1' wide
Light full sun-part shade
Cultural notes average soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below
Seed ripenslate September

This bellflower is taller than most, with striking, large flowers. Best to plant among other plants that will provide cover-up later in the season, when the foliage isn't much to look at.


We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

Seed for this plant is included on my seed trade list

One or more images of this plant are included in my stock photo catalog

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from JLH order. Baggy 70F (22%G, starting 10d)
  2. Seed from '08 trade. Baggy 70F (18%G, 11-20d)
  3. Seed from '11 garden. Baggy 70F (high%G, 7-16d)
  4. Seed from '12 garden. Baggy 70F (92%G, 7-13d)
  5. Seed from '13 garden. Baggy 70F (28%G, 7-20d)

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