Campanula medium, C. persicifolia, C. pyramidalis, C. carpaticaHow to plant Campanula seeds
Campanula plants are elegant perennials and biennials more commonly known as Bellflowers. Campanulas are showy ground covers or dramatic vertical accents for partly shaded borders.
Cup and Saucer
Cup and Saucer campanulas produce a beautiful bell-shaped flower (cup) with a broad, colored calyx (saucer). A true biennial, Cup and Saucer campanulas flower in the spring of the second season. Flowers are superb for cutting. Cup and Saucer campanulas are a perfect addition to cottage gardens. Plants grow to 3 ft. tall, are winter hardy to zone 5.
Peach-leafed Bellflowers are 2-3 ft. tall perennials with peach-like leaves and elegant blue or white, open cup-shaped flowers. Blooms are held on sturdy stems and the flowers are superb for cutting. Peach-leafed Bellflowers are easy to grow from seed. Winter hardy to zone 3.
How to Plant and Grow Campanula
Sow seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Light aids germination. Kept at 70°F., germination is in 14-28 days. Plant taller campanulas 12-24 in. apart. Plant lower growing campanulas 6-12 in. apart. See starting your seeds for information about growing seedlings under lights.