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Campanula lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety' (Milky bellflower 'Prichard's Variety')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Campanula lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

Other names

Milky bellflower 'Prichard's Variety'

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Variety or Cultivar

'Prichard's Variety' _ 'Prichard's Variety' is a clump-forming perennial with erect stems and narrow, pointed leaves and rounded clusters of bell-shaped blue-violet flowers.


Campanula lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-blue 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 lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety' (Milky bellflower 'Prichard's Variety') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, neutral to alkaline soil that is moist but well-drained in partial shade or sun. Will need staking in exposed situations.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Campanula lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

Other names

Milky bellflower 'Prichard's Variety'

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Variety or Cultivar

'Prichard's Variety' _ 'Prichard's Variety' is a clump-forming perennial with erect stems and narrow, pointed leaves and rounded clusters of bell-shaped blue-violet flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-blue 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 lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety' (Milky bellflower 'Prichard's Variety') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, neutral to alkaline soil that is moist but well-drained in partial shade or sun. Will need staking in exposed situations.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, 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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