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Bluebells Of Scotland

Campanula rotundifolia

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Bluebells Of Scotland (Campanula rotundifolia) at Echter's Nursery & Garden Center

Bluebells Of Scotland flowers

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Plant Height:  12 inches

Flower Height:  18 inches

Spread:  12 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  2a

Other Names:  Harebell

Ornamental Features

Bluebells Of Scotland features delicate spikes of blue bell-shaped flowers rising above the foliage from early to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its round leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Bluebells Of Scotland is an herbaceous perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Self-Seeding

Bluebells Of Scotland is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • General Garden Use
  • Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens
  • Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Bluebells Of Scotland will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity extending to 18 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 12 inches. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under typical garden conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This species is native to parts of North America.

Bluebells Of Scotland is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. It is often used as a 'filler' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination, providing a mass of flowers against which the larger thriller plants stand out. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Garden  Naturalizing  Container 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

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