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Campanula lactiflora - 'Prichard's Variety' (Campanula, Bellflower)

Campanula lactiflora - 'Prichard's Variety' (Campanula, Bellflower)
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Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Spreading arching
Size Spreading or Ground Hugging Plant
Colours Dark blue Flowers (Summer early), Dark green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Campanula lactiflora - Cultivation Notes

Campanula flourishes on most fertile well drained garden soils and will also tolerate clay soils. For best results plant in full sun or light shade. Dead head in mid summer to encourage repeat flowering. Cut back to ground level in autumn. Split and divide congested plants every three years and look out for slugs and rust. Mulch every few years.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Campanula lactiflora:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Campanula lactiflora:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
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