General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 18 to 28 inches
Plant Spread: Spreading
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Self fertile
Needs specific temperature: Optimal soil temperature for germination is 68 degrees.
Days to germinate: 14 to 28 days
Depth to plant seed: 1/16 inches
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
Other: take basal root cuttings
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Common names
  • Bellflower
  • Korean Bellflower

Photo Gallery
Location: In my garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens, South Amana, IA
Date: Late spring
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-12-17
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-06-23
  • Uploaded by joy
Location: Frederick, MD
Date: 2011-06-06

Date: 2011-06-23
  • Uploaded by joy
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2008-06-15
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: Early Summer
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Date: 2012-06-05
The spots are on the inside and bleed through to the outer shell
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2012-05-16
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2008-06-21
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2012-06-16
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2012-06-24
Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On May 4, 2012 Obtained plant
DG David (greenthumb99) and Pat (ecnalg) - qty 3;SSG
aspenhill On May 21, 2011 Obtained plant
DG David (greenthumb99) and Pat (ecnalg) - qty 1;X-FSB
gardengus On June 3, 2016 Bloomed
gardengus On June 1, 2015 Bloomed
piksihk On December 17, 2019 Bloomed
Still blooming
piksihk On August 28, 2019 Bloomed
piksihk On March 3, 2018 Transplanted
WG frt bed
piksihk On October 12, 2015 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
piksihk On August 2, 2014 Transplanted
front bed
» Post your own event for this plant

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Bellflowers Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Bellflowers (Campanula)

« The Bellflowers Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by arctangent and is called "Green and white delight"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.