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Great Flowering Groundcover Plants: Campanulas

Bellflowers, Canterbury Bells, Harenbells, Carpathian Bellflowers, Serbian Bellflowers


Campanula is a massive genus including more than 300 species of mostly perennials, but also some annuals and biennials. Some are stately, tall garden plants which are excellent choices for borders or cutting. Others are mat-forming or creeping and are perfect for edging or in rock gardens.

Some Campanulas experience both a dense and rapid growth which helps to suppress weeds while creating a terrific blanket of flowers and foliage. They are perfect candidates for banks and slopes or areas that are difficult to maintain. Rewardingly floriferous, they form a carpet of nodding bells and are hard to beat in terms of floral display. Some produce so many flowers that they nearly cover the entire plant.

Easy and accommodating, Campanulas enjoy sunny or partly shaded sites with well-drained soils. If sited properly, they require little if any maintenance.

Below is a list of wonderful species and cultivars that will provide a wealth of colorful flowers and foliage.

Guide Information

Hardiness 4 - 9
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Campanula - Bellflowers
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Maintenance Low
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Landscaping Ideas Ground Covers
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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Guide Information

Hardiness 4 - 9
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Campanula - Bellflowers
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Maintenance Low
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Landscaping Ideas Ground Covers
Compare All Campanula - Bellflowers Great Plant Combination Ideas with Campanula - Bellflowers Guides with Campanula - Bellflowers

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