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Campanula pulla (Bellflower)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.15m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Campanula pulla

Other names

Bellflower

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Species

C. pulla - C. pulla is a low-growing perennial, that slowly forms a compact mat of small, rounded mid-green leaves. From mid to late summer, it bears nodding, dark-purple, bell-shaped flowers on slender stems.


Campanula pulla is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Compact, Mat Forming

Flower

Purple in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to maintain compact shape.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings


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Where to grow

Campanula pulla (Bellflower) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Indoor, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in gritty, moist but well-drained soil in a trough or in a pot in an alpine house. Protect from winter wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Campanula pulla

Other names

Bellflower

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Species

C. pulla - C. pulla is a low-growing perennial, that slowly forms a compact mat of small, rounded mid-green leaves. From mid to late summer, it bears nodding, dark-purple, bell-shaped flowers on slender stems.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Compact, Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

Purple in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering to maintain compact shape.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Campanula pulla (Bellflower) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Indoor, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in gritty, moist but well-drained soil in a trough or in a pot in an alpine house. Protect from winter wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

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, Zone 5, Zone 4

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