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Campbell

Fairy Bellflower

{ Campanula Persicifolia; Peach-Leaved Bellflower; }

£8.00

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About Campbell

With his purple-blue bell-like flowers and long slender stem, Campbell here is as elegant as they come. It's no wonder his common name alludes to fairies - he's just got that kind of mystical quality, and we can almost see Thumbelina-sized fairies using his blooms as little hideaways. While we can't guarantee the above will actually happen, we do know that Campbell will add a little bit of wild meadowy whimsy to your garden. He typically blooms around June, but a chilly English climate can cause him to blossom as late as September.

Quick Facts

Botanical name: Campanula Persicifolia

Nicknames: Fairy Bellflower, Peach-Leaved Bellflower

Plant type: Herbaceous evergreen perennial / Outdoor

Toxicity: Non-toxic

Current height: 20-40cm

Nursery pot: 15cm

How to care for Campbell (Fairy Bellflower)

The basics

Campbell can thrive in full or partial sun.

Keep and eye out for slugs and snails who could cause damage to him - you may benefit from our slug control here.

He likes his soil moist but well-drained. Our drainage material will help with that.

Going the extra mile

Campbell is sometimes prone to rust and powdery mildew diseases - no need to panic though, just be diligent about removing any dead or dying leaves you spot, and he should be okay.

After he flowers, cut him back to ensure he grows back next year nice and pretty.

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