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Campanula punctata 'Cherry Bells' (Spotted Bellflower)

Spotted Bellflower 'Cherry Bells', Long-Flowered Harebell ''Cherry Bells', 'Cherry Bells Bellflower, Campanula punctata f. rubriflora 'Cherry Bells'


Very floriferous and long-lasting, Campanula punctata 'Cherry Bells' is an upright clump-forming perennial with long, hanging, cherry-red bells, adorned with creamy edges outside and purple freckles inside. Blooming from early to mid summer, the flowers are borne in terminal racemes atop erect to gracefully arching stems. They rise above basal rosettes of rounded, toothed, mid-green leaves. Loved by hummingbirds, this eye-catching Bellflower is perfect for rock gardens, cottage gardens and can spread quite rapidly into a dense groundcover.

  • Grows up to 12-24 in. tall (30-60 cm) and 12-30 in. wide (30-45 cm). Spreads freely by both rhizomes and self-seeding under good growing conditions.
  • Thrives in full sun or part shade, in average, medium, well-drained soils. Prefers part shade in warmer climates. Needs regular moisture!
  • Ideal for beds, borders, groundcover, rock gardens, cottage gardens. Great as fresh cut flowers.
  • Easy to grow, virtually disease and pest free, this low care perennial is also deer resistant.
  • Cut back after flowering. Divide clumps in fall every 3-4 years.

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Campanula - Bellflowers
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 3' (30cm – 90cm)
Spacing 30" (75cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy, Semi-Evergreen
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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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.


Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 8
Heat Zones 1 – 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Campanula - Bellflowers
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Summer (Early,Mid)
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 3' (30cm – 90cm)
Spacing 30" (75cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy, Semi-Evergreen
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage

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