Clustered Bellflower (Campanula glomerata) in the Bellflowers Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Plant Spread: Spreads by underground runners
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Stratify seeds: Seeds germinate after a cold period.
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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June Plants for Honey BeesJune Plants for Honey Bees
June 2, 2012

Summer is coming, with longer days and hotter temperatures. June is still a great month for honey bees, but they may not produce as much honey as the days get hotter.

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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2014-06-17Well-established plant; year 3 or 4 from seed.
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-05-28
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2010-06-25
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-05-29
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2016-06-29
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Location: From my  garden. Poland.
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Location: Kalama, Wa.Date: 2010-06-18
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2009-08-25
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: summer 2009
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-05-29
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-05-29
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Location: From my  garden. Poland.
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Location: From my  garden. Poland.
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Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Jun 5, 2012 3:57 PM

This is a long lived and easy perennial here in zone 5 .
It reseeds occasionally.
The color is intense and draws the eye.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 4, 2012 11:55 AM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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