Spotted Bellflower (Campanula punctata 'Cherry Bells') in the Bellflowers Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 15 inches
Plant Spread: Spreading
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Red
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
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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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2008-06-29
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-26
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Courtesy Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
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Photo Courtesy of Busse Gardens. Used with permission.
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-26
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-10-01
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2014-06-23First bloom cycle on second year plant grown from winter sown see
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Comments:
Posted by mom2goldens (Carmel, IN - Zone 5a) on Sep 29, 2011 6:42 PM

This plant can spread rather aggressively, but given the right spot can be very attractive. The drooping, cherry-colored flowers are huge and rather unique. It's not fussy about soil, and mine has done well in full sun - part shade. It lasts quite well as a cut flower.

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