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Campanula ochroleuca (Bellflower)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.25m
Max height
0.4m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Campanula ochroleuca

Other names

Bellflower

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Species

C. ochroleuca - C. ochroleuca is a clump-forming, slowly-spreading, herbaceous perennial with heart-shaped, hairy, grey-green leaves and arching stems bearing racemes of bell-shaped, creamy-white flowers in summer.


Campanula ochroleuca is: Deciduous

Habit

Spreading, Clump-forming

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

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, less profuse flush of flowers.

Propagation methods

Seed, Basal cuttings


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Where to grow

Campanula ochroleuca (Bellflower) will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Gravel, Garden edging, Cottage/Informal, City, Beds and borders, Banks and Slopes, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Do not allow soil to dry out if planted in sun. Can be grown in stony walls.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Campanula ochroleuca

Other names

Bellflower

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Species

C. ochroleuca - C. ochroleuca is a clump-forming, slowly-spreading, herbaceous perennial with heart-shaped, hairy, grey-green leaves and arching stems bearing racemes of bell-shaped, creamy-white flowers in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Spreading, Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn


How to care

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, less profuse flush of flowers.

Propagation methods

Seed, Basal cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Campanula ochroleuca (Bellflower) will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.4m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Gravel, Garden edging, Cottage/Informal, City, Beds and borders, Banks and Slopes, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Do not allow soil to dry out if planted in sun. Can be grown in stony walls.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed, 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

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