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Campanula glomerata 'Purple Pixie' (Clustered bellflower 'Purple Pixie' )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.4m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Campanula glomerata 'Purple Pixie'

Other names

Clustered bellflower 'Purple Pixie'

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Variety or Cultivar

'Purple Pixie' _ 'Purple Pixie' is a spreading herbaceous perennial with dark-green, ovate leaves and terminal clusters of pale-purple, bell-shaped flowers in early summer.


Campanula glomerata 'Purple Pixie' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Spreading

Flower

Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Rabbits , Slugs , Snails Rabbits , Slugs , Snails

Leaf spot , Powdery mildew Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to prevent self-seeding and to encourage a second flush of flowers.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


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Where to grow

Campanula glomerata 'Purple Pixie' (Clustered bellflower 'Purple Pixie' ) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, neutral to alkaline soil that is moist but well-drained in partial shade or sun. Flower colours are best preserved in the shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Campanula glomerata 'Purple Pixie'

Other names

Clustered bellflower 'Purple Pixie'

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Variety or Cultivar

'Purple Pixie' _ 'Purple Pixie' is a spreading herbaceous perennial with dark-green, ovate leaves and terminal clusters of pale-purple, bell-shaped flowers in early summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Spreading


Colour

Flower

Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Rabbits , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Leaf spot , Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to prevent self-seeding and to encourage a second flush of flowers.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Campanula glomerata 'Purple Pixie' (Clustered bellflower 'Purple Pixie' ) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, neutral to alkaline soil that is moist but well-drained in partial shade or sun. Flower colours are best preserved in the shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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