|The perennial Serbian bellflower loves to cascade over large boulders and|
|The dainty 'Fairy thimbles' is|
reminiscent of the wildflower form
|Just plain funky! 'Pink Octopus' bellflower.|
Photo credit; Heronswood nursery.
|Clustered bellflower forms a |
tidy clump in the perennial
|'Kent belle' has exceptionally large blooms|
Towards the back of the border the giant bellflower (Campanula latifolia) reaches 5’ in good soil yet stays remarkably erect even after heavy rain. The flowers on this variety are shaped like long tubular bells which point downwards along the stem. The spires of white or blue flowers seem to last all summer and like all taller varieties make excellent cut flowers. I could never be bothered to dead head these and they still bloomed forever!
|One for the back of the border, |
'Loddon Anna' is a soft pink variety of