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Bellflower (Campanula): White – Campanula ‘La Bello’




Campanula La bello white is a perennial which is also known as bell flower, Harebell. This perennial can grow up to a height of 24″ and spread wide about 12-18″. These perennials have tall upright stems which bear small, pure white flowers.These flowers start blooming in early summer and continue through late summer. These flowers are long lasting and in bell shape and hence called Bell flower. The leaves are basal, evergreen, lance-shaped, narrow and in rosettes of dark green color. If spent flower stems are removed, the blooming continues. The foliage is green in color.
These perennials prefer moderately rich and well-drained soil. This perennial prefers full sun or partial shade. The pH preference is neutral to slightly alkaline (6.8-7.7). These perennial grow in zones 3-8. These perennials will grow in moist soils but do not overwater. Add mulch if required. Add fertilizer as when needed with Plant-tone, Osmocote or Miracle Gro. This plant is used as a border plant, for baskets, in rock garden, decorative plant for terrace or porch and as a cut flower. It attracts hummingbirds.

Growing conditions for Bellflower: white

• Look for sturdy stems on the taller varieties of Bell flower.
• Choose the plants for new growth in spring.
• Plant them in spring.
• These perennials prefer moderately rich and well-drained soil.
• This perennial prefers full sun or partial shade.
• The pH preference is neutral to slightly alkaline. (6.8-7.7).
• These perennial grow in zones 3-8.
• These perennials will grow in moist soils but do not overwater.
• Add some organic fertilizer to the soil.
• Plant them and water well.
• The rows should be 12 inches apart, with an almost equal amount of space between the plants.
• Add a 2- or 3-inch layer of organic compost to avoid drying out of plant.

Caring for Bellflower

• Apply an organic fertilizer in early spring to the plant.
• Prune the flowering stems or deadhead the flowers for new growth and flowering.
• Stake taller varieties, in the shade.
• Good drainage will ensure a large display of their bell-shaped flowers.
• These perennials prefer moderately rich and well-drained soil.
• This perennial prefers full sun or partial shade.
• The pH preference is neutral to slightly alkaline. (6.8-7.7).
• These perennial grow in zones 3-8.
• These perennials will grow in moist soils but do not overwater.
• Keep watered in the summer and fertilize regularly.
• The plants are Deer Resistant.
• Fertilize with Plant-tone, Osmocote or Miracle Gro.

Images of the plant.





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