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Campanula 'Viking' (Bellflower 'Viking')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.45m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Campanula 'Viking'

Other names

Bellflower 'Viking'

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Variety or Cultivar

'Viking' _ 'Viking' is a mound-forming, deciduous perennial with ovate, veined, toothed, dark green leaves and upright stems bearing lightly fragrant, trumpet-shaped, lilac to purple flowers throughout summer.


Campanula 'Viking' is: Deciduous

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Clump-forming, Erect flower stem, Upright

Flower

Lilac in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-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

Flowers are sterile but deadhead regularly to keep plant tidy.

Propagation

Sow seed in spring.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Campanula 'Viking' (Bellflower 'Viking') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, neutral to alkaline, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Does not spread.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

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

Botanical name

Campanula 'Viking'

Other names

Bellflower 'Viking'

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Variety or Cultivar

'Viking' _ 'Viking' is a mound-forming, deciduous perennial with ovate, veined, toothed, dark green leaves and upright stems bearing lightly fragrant, trumpet-shaped, lilac to purple flowers throughout summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Clump-forming, Erect flower stem, Upright


Colour

Flower

Lilac in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Leaf spot , Powdery mildew , Rust

General care

Pruning

Flowers are sterile but deadhead regularly to keep plant tidy.

Propagation

Sow seed in spring.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Campanula 'Viking' (Bellflower 'Viking') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Underplanting

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, neutral to alkaline, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Does not spread.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

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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