OK
In progress indicator

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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.75m
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


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Where to grow

Campanula punctata 'Pink Octopus' (Bellflower 'Pink Octopus') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.75m 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

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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

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 0.6m and a spread of 0.75m 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

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

In order to add a note on this plant, please add this plant to your plant lists.

In progress indicator
Full size image
In progress indicator
Caption

Caption

Cancel and close this form
In progress indicator
This plant likes... Garden match
Soil types: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types) Tell us...
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained Tell us...
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral Tell us...
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade Tell us...
Aspect: North, South, East, West Tell us...
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered Tell us...
Hardiness: Hardy (H4) Tell us...

GARDENS WITH THIS PLANT

My Garden
My Garden
Robert Goddard
My Garden
My Garden
Ruth

Report content or feedback to Shoot

To add ? to your lists,
login to your account or subscribe.

Find out more about plant lists here

or Login


To check if this plant is suitable for your garden first login to your account or subscribe.

or Login

In progress indicator
Note

Note

You are adding a note to: ?

Cancel