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Campanula punctata 'Pink Octopus' (Bellflower 'Pink Octopus')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2ft
Max height
2ft 6in
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Campanula punctata 'Pink Octopus'

Other names

Bellflower 'Pink Octopus'

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Variety or Cultivar

'Pink Octopus' _ 'Pink Octopus' is a vigorous, spreading, semi-evergreen perennial with deeply-cut green leaves and long, nodding, rose-pink flowers in the shape of Japanese lanterns on upright stems in summer.


Campanula punctata 'Pink Octopus' is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Spreading, Upright

Flower

Rose-pink in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer; Bright-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Campanula punctata 'Pink Octopus' (Bellflower 'Pink Octopus') will reach a height of 2ft and a spread of 2ft 6in after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging

Cultivation

Plant in moist or free-draining soil in sun or part shade. May need support.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Campanula punctata 'Pink Octopus'

Other names

Bellflower 'Pink Octopus'

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Variety or Cultivar

'Pink Octopus' _ 'Pink Octopus' is a vigorous, spreading, semi-evergreen perennial with deeply-cut green leaves and long, nodding, rose-pink flowers in the shape of Japanese lanterns on upright stems in summer.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Spreading, Upright


Colour

Flower

Rose-pink in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in Spring; Bright-green in Summer; Bright-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Campanula punctata 'Pink Octopus' (Bellflower 'Pink Octopus') will reach a height of 2ft and a spread of 2ft 6in after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging

Cultivation

Plant in moist or free-draining soil in sun or part shade. May need support.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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