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Campanula raineri (Rainer's harebell)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.05m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Campanula raineri

Other names

Rainer's harebell

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Species

C. raineri - C. raineri is a very small semi-evergreen perennial with grey-green, toothed, ovate leaves and lavender-blue, bell-shaped flowers in summer.


Campanula raineri is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Compact, Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Blue, Violet in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Can get Glasshouse red spider mite under glass or in alpine house.

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 raineri (Rainer's harebell) will reach a height of 0.05m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Indoor

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 raineri

Other names

Rainer's harebell

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Species

C. raineri - C. raineri is a very small semi-evergreen perennial with grey-green, toothed, ovate leaves and lavender-blue, bell-shaped flowers in summer.

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Compact, Mat Forming

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Blue, Violet in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Can get Glasshouse red spider mite under glass or in alpine house.

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 raineri (Rainer's harebell) will reach a height of 0.05m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Gravel, Indoor

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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