Campanula carpatica 'Blaue Clips'

bellflower

2 litre pot
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Sun-loving low campanula with large, mid-blue saucers for early summer colour - excellent on a plant theatre in a pot among scented-leaved geraniums

Val Bourne - Garden Writer

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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: July to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    These clump-forming, low-growing Carpathian bellflowers are perfect for softening the edges of a sunny, raised bed or rockery. They produce a profusion of blue, bell-shaped flowers on branched stems over a long period from June to September and rosettes of heart-shaped, mid-green leaves. A useful little perennial for filling in gaps.

  • Garden care: Protect the tender foliage from slug damage using environmentally friendly slug pellets or beer traps. During the growing season water freely and deadhead with scissors to prolong flowering.



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yarrow

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Anemanthele lessoniana

pheasant's tail grass (syn. Stipa arundinacea )

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Ligularia 'The Rocket'

golden groundsel

Towering spikes of brilliant yellow flowers

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Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'

black-eyed susan

Large golden-yellow flowerheads

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Geranium 'Brookside'

cranesbill

Deep blue flowers and long flowering seasons

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lamb's ears

Purple flowers large Grey-green leaves

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  • Q:

    Hi, I am looking at this plant and it says that it will look lovely in a plant theatre with Geraniums. Do you have any recommendations for other bee-friendly plants that would be suitable in small pots to go on a regular sized plant theatre?
    Thanks,
    Phil.
    Asked on 2/23/2013 by Phil from Manchester

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      A:

      Hello, I would recommend Dianthus, lavender Hidcote, aster Monch, scabiosa & pulmonaria.

      Hope this helps

      Answered on 2/27/2013 by Steve
  • Q:

    Plants for outside my front door

    Hi Crocus I live in a flat and have pots outside my external front door. What plants can I grow in pots, in semi shade that will attract the bees? Thank you for your help. Kind regards Guy
    Asked on 7/29/2009 by Guy Smith

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    • A:

      Hello Guy, The following plants would be suitable for your pots. Forget-me-not (Myosotis species) Bellflowers (Campanula species) Cranesbill (Geranium species) Dahlia - single-flowered species and cultivars Hellebores (Helleborus species) Japanese anemone (Anemone ?? hybrida) Fritillaries (Fritillaria species) Grape hyacinth (Muscari species) Hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis) Siberian squill (Scilla siberica) Winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis) Box (Buxus sempervirens) Christmas box (Sarcococca species) I hope this helps, Helen Plant Doctor

      Answered on 7/30/2009 by Crocus Helpdesk
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