Plant Now: Campanula


Looking for a haze of blue for your garden? Plant Campanula lactiflora. It’s a stunner, with stems up to 1.5m high. Great for picking, it bears panicles of bell-shaped flowers from midsummer to autumn. In cooler areas plant in full sun; in the warmer north partial shade is best. Protect young plants from slugs and snails.

The top image, via HGTV Gardens, also shows the David Austin rose ‘Golden Celebration’. Bottom two images via the Frustrated Gardener.

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