Bearded Bellflower (Campanula barbata) in the Bellflowers Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds
Suitable for wintersowing
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in spring. Alpine species should be sown in an open frame.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Division
Other: take basal root cuttings
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Honey Bees in the Garden:  JuneHoney Bees in the Garden: June
June 1, 2011

June brings the end of school, Father's Day and summer. Summer brings hot weather and plants may need extra water. Honey bees will also need extra water to keep the hive cool.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Oct 20, 2011 5:52 PM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from plantings of Campanula.

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chelle On February 27, 2015 Potted up
Replaced four losses.
chelle On February 19, 2015 Potted up
(6) 2-finger paper
chelle On January 29, 2015 Seeds sown
Warm 3 wks then move outdoors.
chelle From January 29, 2015 to February 11, 2015 Seeds germinated
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