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  • Campanula collina Dark blue bellflower Z. 5-8

    In summer dark blue-purple bells on upright stems on clumps of this bellflower.

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    In summer dark blue-purple bells on upright stems on clumps of this bellflower.

    Size: 6-12” x 8”
    Care: sun to part shade in well-drained to moist well-drained
    Native: western Asia, Turkey, Caucasus Mountains

    Campanula is Latin meaning “little bell.” Collina means “on hills.” Collected before 1826.

  • Campanula portenschlagiana Dalmatian bellflower Z 4-8

    Purple, upfacing bells for months in mid to late summer

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    Purple, upfacing bells for months in mid to late summer

    Size: 4-6” x 20”
    Care: full sun-part shade in moist well-drained soil
    Native: Northern Yugoslavia
    Awards: England’s Royal Horticultural Society Award of Merit. Top rated for ornamental traits and landscape performance by the Chicago Botanic Garden & Elisabeth Carey Miller Botanical Garden Great Plant Pick.

    Campanula is Latin meaning “little bell.”  In 1629 Parkinson described campanulas as “cherished for the beautie of their flowers.” This species named for one of its discoverers, Franz Edler von Portenschlag-Ledermayer (1772-1822). 1st described inSystema Vegetabilium 5: 93 in 1819.  Listed in Sanders’ Flower Garden in 1913.

  • Campanula poscharskyana Adriatic bellflower Z 3-8

    Lilac colored star-shaped blooms from summer through fall

    $8.25/pot

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    Lilac colored star-shaped blooms from summer through fall. Grow in the front of the garden, as a groundcover or in rock gardens.

    Size: 6" X 24"
    Care: Sun to part shade in moist well-drained soil. Tolerant of Walnut toxicity.
    Native: Mountains of Eastern Europe
    Awards: Top rated by the Chicago Botanic Garden. Elisabeth Carey Miller Botanical Garden Great Plant Pick

    Campanula is Latin meaning “little bell.” In 1629 Parkinson described campanulas as “cherished for the beautie of their flowers.” Collected before 1822. Named for 19th century German plantsman, Gustav Poscharsky.

  • Campanula rotundifolia Harebell, Bluebell of Scotland Z 3-8

    Dainty bluish-lilac bells blooms June - October

    $8.25/pot

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    This Bluebell’s delicate appearance conceals its hardy constitution. Dainty bluish-lilac bells top 12″ stems on bushy plants blooming from June through October. Perfect for rock gardens and borders.

    Size: 9-12" x S 12"
    Care: Sun to part shade moist well-drained soil, tolerant Walnut toxicity
    Native: Europe, Siberia and North America, Wisconsin native

    No wonder Sir Walter Scott immortalized the Bluebell of Scotland in Lady of the Lake. Also a subject in Emily Dickinson’s poetry.