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Campanula poscharskyana (Trailing bellflower)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.2m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Campanula poscharskyana

Other names

Trailing bellflower

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Species

C. poscharskyana - C. poscharskyana is a compact, mound-forming to spreading, deciduous perennial with rounded to ovate, toothed, mid-green leaves and panicles of star-shaped, violet-blue flowers from summer into autumn.


Campanula poscharskyana is: Deciduous

Habit

Spreading, Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Blue, Violet in Summer; Violet, Blue in Autumn

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-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 flush of flowers.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Campanula poscharskyana (Trailing bellflower) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Grow in full sun or partial shade in moist but well-drained soil. May be invasive as it spreads by underground runners.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Campanula poscharskyana

Other names

Trailing bellflower

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Species

C. poscharskyana - C. poscharskyana is a compact, mound-forming to spreading, deciduous perennial with rounded to ovate, toothed, mid-green leaves and panicles of star-shaped, violet-blue flowers from summer into autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Spreading, Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Blue, Violet in Summer; Violet, Blue in Autumn

Foliage

Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-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 flush of flowers.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Campanula poscharskyana (Trailing bellflower) will reach a height of 0.2m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Grow in full sun or partial shade in moist but well-drained soil. May be invasive as it spreads by underground runners.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East

Exposure

Exposed

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, Zone 4

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