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Campanula pyramidalis 'Alba' (Chimney bellflower 'Alba' )

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
2m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.6m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Campanula pyramidalis 'Alba'

Other names: Chimney bellflower 'Alba' , Chimney bellflower 'Alba' , White chimney bellflower

Genus: Campanula Campanula

Variety or Cultivar: 'Alba' _ 'Alba' is a short-lived, erect perennial, best grown as a biennial, with loose rosettes of ovate to lance-shaped, toothed, mid-green leaves and tall stems bearing racemes of cup-shaped, fragrant white flowers from late spring into summer.


Campanula pyramidalis 'Alba' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in Summer

Habit: Erect, Rosette

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases: Leaf spot , Powdery mildew , Rust Leaf spot , Powdery mildew , Rust

General care

Pruning: Cut back after flowering to prevent self-seeding and to encourage a second flush of flowers.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Campanula pyramidalis 'Alba' (Chimney bellflower 'Alba' ) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Underplanting

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, neutral to alkaline, well-drained in sun. Will tolerate moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Will need staking in exposed situations.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Campanula pyramidalis 'Alba'

Other names: Chimney bellflower 'Alba' , Chimney bellflower 'Alba' , White chimney bellflower

Genus: Campanula Campanula

Variety or Cultivar: 'Alba' _ 'Alba' is a short-lived, erect perennial, best grown as a biennial, with loose rosettes of ovate to lance-shaped, toothed, mid-green leaves and tall stems bearing racemes of cup-shaped, fragrant white flowers from late spring into summer.


Campanula pyramidalis 'Alba' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in Summer

Habit: Erect, Rosette

Watch out for

Specific pests: Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases: Leaf spot , Powdery mildew , Rust

General care

Pruning: Cut back after flowering to prevent self-seeding and to encourage a second flush of flowers.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Campanula pyramidalis 'Alba' (Chimney bellflower 'Alba' ) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Underplanting

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, neutral to alkaline, well-drained in sun. Will tolerate moist but well-drained soil in partial shade. Will need staking in exposed situations.

Soil type: Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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