Campanula portenschlagiana Resholt
Details8-10" tall x 15+" wide (cutting propagated). Bellflowers are always a garden favorite, and Resholt's Bellflower is sure to be at the top of your list. An outstanding variety with vivid deep violet-blue flowers held on wiry stems over small deep-green, glossy leaves, this mat-forming groundcover is a vigorous and dense grower. It can be used on even ground and as a cascading specimen when tucked into cracks in retaining walls. Blooms for many, many weeks, beginning in late spring.
29836 (Plant - 2.5" deep pot) - Out of stock.
F9836 (Flat of 32 - 2.5" deep pots) - Out of stock.
|Common Name||Resholt's Bellflower|
|Botanical Name||Campanula portenschlagiana Resholt|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade|
|Mature Height||8-10" tall|
|Mature Spread||15+" wide|
|Bloom Time||Late spring to early summer|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Sandy Soil, Average Soil|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"|
|Advantages||Groundcover, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)|
|Ideal Region||Anywhere In The US|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Tips On Growing Campanula (Bluebells)
Campanula (Bluebells) is a large genus of primarily Old World species known for their showy blue flowers.
Preferred growing conditions:
- Plant in most any soil including clay with full sun to partial shade conditions.
- Mulch with most common mulch materials. Mulching not needed in Eastern US.
- Keep regularly watered and don't let them get too dry.
- Fertilize lightly in fall with Yum Yum Mix/compost blend.
- Deadhead to prolong blooming. Leave some seeds to ripen to encourage plants to re-seed themselves.
- Cut back hard to just above the ground in mid-spring.
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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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