Campanula lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety'

milky bellflower (syn Pritchard's Variety )

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Buy Campanula lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety' milky bellflower (syn Pritchard's Variety ): An abundance of lilac-blue bells

This perennial dies back to below ground level each year in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

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

    Upright leafy stems are topped with showy clusters of violet-blue, trumpet-shaped flowers from midsummer to early autumn. A cottage favourite that is ideal for adding height to the border, it looks wonderful when planted next to old-fashioned roses.

  • Garden care: Protect the tender foliage from slugs and deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Apply a generous 5-7cm layer of mulch or well-rotted compost around the base of the plant in spring. Stake with bamboo canes or brushwood in spring before the flowers appear.

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Eventual height & spread

Very hardy but does need support.

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Put in a cottage border, looked lovely but does need support or just falls sideways.

Karen Lewis

Norfolk

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Beautiful colour

5

Lovely plant, excellent in a mixed border. If I had more space I'd definitely buy more!

Jenko

Wiltshire

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Bit stringy, but ok

3

These campanulas turned out OK. They were a bit stringier than expected, but in a few years they might fill out.

Susanne

Cambridge

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Hi, What height does the Campanula lactiflora 'Prichard's Variety' reach? thnx

Barbiebarbs

Hello, This has an eventual height of around 75cm.

Helen

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

Guy Smith

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

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