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Campanula x haylodgensis 'Plena' (Bellflower 'Plena')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.05m
Max height
0.2m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Campanula x haylodgensis 'Plena'

Other names

Bellflower 'Plena'

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Variety or Cultivar

'Plena' _ 'Plena' is a compact, spreading perennial with lax stems bearing rounded to ovate or heart-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and clusters of rounded to bell-shaped, double, blue to violet-blue flowers in summer.


Campanula x haylodgensis 'Plena' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Spreading

Flower

Blue 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

Cut back after flowering to maintain a compact shape and to encourage a second flush of flowers.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Campanula x haylodgensis 'Plena' (Bellflower 'Plena') will reach a height of 0.05m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Needs partial shade in areas with hot summers. Water regularly in dry periods. May be semi-evergreen or evergreen in areas with mild winters.

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

South, East

Exposure

Exposed

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Campanula x haylodgensis 'Plena'

Other names

Bellflower 'Plena'

Genus

Campanula Campanula

Variety or Cultivar

'Plena' _ 'Plena' is a compact, spreading perennial with lax stems bearing rounded to ovate or heart-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves and clusters of rounded to bell-shaped, double, blue to violet-blue flowers in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Spreading


Colour

Flower

Blue 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

Cut back after flowering to maintain a compact shape and to encourage a second flush of flowers.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Campanula x haylodgensis 'Plena' (Bellflower 'Plena') will reach a height of 0.05m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Needs partial shade in areas with hot summers. Water regularly in dry periods. May be semi-evergreen or evergreen in areas with mild winters.

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

South, East

Exposure

Exposed

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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