Campanula portenschlagiana

An invaluable ground cover, carpeting plant which spreads itself into cracks and joins in patios, terraces, walls and steps. More
200 seeds 157028 £3.25 In stock
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An invaluable ground cover, carpeting plant which spreads itself into cracks and joins in patios, terraces, walls and steps.

To stud them with clear blue bell-shaped flowers all summer, and as it is an evergreen, with bright green leaves the rest of the year. Intersperse it with Erigeron karvinskianus which has a similar habit.

Genus Campanula
Group/Species portenschlagiana (syn. Muralis)
Type Evergreen Perennial
Common Name Dalmation Bellflower, Wall Bellflower
Border Position Front, Ground Cover
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 20cm (8in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in spring or autumn/winter. Press seed onto the surface of moist compost, may take up to 28 days for seeds to germinate. Once seedlings emerge, pot them on and move to a cooler location before planting out.
Care Tips Deadhead to prolong flowering. Once established plants may be divided during spring or autumn. Dislikes winter wet. May need protection from slugs. Shear plant back if getting leggy.
Flowering June - August (main flowering period but may flower sporadically from January)
Harvesting Flower production: 2-3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Campanula portenschlagiana reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Louise

I dont know why but I tried a couple of sowings and havent had a good result.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Teresa

very slow to germinate
very small plants no flowers
this could be my fault

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Nikki

Well packaged but sadly nothing germinated.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Lilian

Great results from this. They will probably flower next year but very happy with my plants

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Sheila

None of the seeds germinated.