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Campanula 'Summertime Blues' (Bellflower)

Bellflower 'Summertime Blues', 'Summertime Blues' Bellflower


Noted for its extremely long blooming season, Campanula 'Summertime Blues' is a clump-forming perennial with masses of large, pendulous, bell-shaped, silvery blue flowers from late spring to early fall. Borne on erect, burgundy stems, the flowers rise up from a rosette of fresh green leaves. A well-behaved, non spreading Bellflower that is perfect for sunny or partly shaded borders, cottage gardens or small gardens.

  • Grows up to 10-24 in. tall (25-60 cm) and 12-18 in. wide (30-45 cm).
  • 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, cottage gardens or containers. Plant in groups for best visual impact! Excellent cut flowers.
  • Easy to grow, virtually disease and pest free, this low care perennial is also deer resistant.
  • Cut back after flowering to encourage a second flush of flowers.
  • Easily divided in spring or fall.
  • Propagate by division in spring or autumn or take basal cuttings in spring

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Requirements

Hardiness 4 – 9
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Campanula - Bellflowers
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 10" – 2' (25cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 18" (45cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles 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 – 9
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Campanula - Bellflowers
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 10" – 2' (25cm – 60cm)
Spread 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spacing 18" (45cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam
Soil pH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Showy
Tolerance Deer
Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage

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