Clustered Bellflower (Campanula glomerata var. alba) in the Bellflowers Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 35-45 cm
Plant Spread: 30-40 cm
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
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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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Feb 13, 2012 10:02 AM

The etymology of this plant is intuitive: the genus' Latin name of Campanula, meaning small bell, refers to the bell-shape of the flower, while the species name (glomerata) refers to the tight grouping of the flowers at the top of the stem.

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Campanula Glomerata by CLUSIANA Jun 1, 2012 10:45 AM 3

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