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Clustered bellflower | Campanula glomerata

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500 in stock (can be backordered)

1x 15cm plug plant

Elevate your garden with the enchanting beauty of Clustered Bellflower (Campanula glomerata) from our online wildflower nursery! This perennial stunner boasts captivating clustered blooms in shades of deep purple to vibrant blue, creating a visual symphony. Adaptable and easy to grow, it thrives in various well-drained soils, making it a perfect choice for flower beds and borders.

Drawing in bees and butterflies with its nectar-rich flowers, Clustered Bellflower adds a touch of wildlife charm to your landscape. Embrace the elegance of this hardy perennial – order now and let the beauty of Clustered Bellflower flourish in your garden!

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Botanical Information: Clustered bellflower

Clustered Bellflower (Campanula glomerata) is a captivating perennial plant that belongs to the campanula family. Renowned for its distinctive clustered flowers, this herbaceous beauty boasts stems reaching 30 to 90 centimetres in height. The bell-shaped blooms create a visually striking appearance, with colours ranging from deep purple to vibrant blue.

Habitat

Thriving in temperate regions of Europe and Asia, Clustered Bellflower favours well-drained soils in meadows, grasslands, and open woodlands. This adaptable species flourishes in both sunny and partially shaded areas, showcasing its versatility in various natural habitats. Its ability to grow in different soil types contributes to its widespread presence in diverse landscapes.

Benefits to Wildlife

Clustered Bellflower serves as a valuable resource for wildlife, particularly pollinators. Bees and butterflies are drawn to the nectar-rich flowers, contributing to the overall health and biodiversity of the ecosystem. The plant’s structure also provides shelter for small insects, fostering a balanced and vibrant habitat. Additionally, the seeds produced by Clustered Bellflower can be a food source for birds, enhancing its role in supporting local fauna.

Conservation Status in the UK

With a stable and widespread presence, Clustered Bellflower enjoys a favourable conservation status in the United Kingdom. Its adaptability to different environments contributes to its resilience. While not classified as endangered, the plant’s ecological contributions and visual appeal align with broader conservation goals, emphasizing the importance of maintaining and protecting its populations.

Ease of Growing

Gardeners value this Bellflower for its challenge in cultivation. This hardy perennial readily establishes itself in the right conditions, but needs to be planted in well-drained soils and full sun to light shade. When in these conditions, whether planted in flower beds, borders, or wildflower gardens, the plant’s low-maintenance nature makes it suitable for both experienced and novice gardeners. Its ability to self-seed adds to its enduring charm, creating a delightful and sustainable addition to outdoor landscapes.

Clustered Bellflower is a versatile and beneficial perennial, celebrated for its clustered blooms and ecological contributions. From its vibrant colours to its adaptability and ease of cultivation, this herbaceous plant enriches both natural habitats and cultivated gardens. With its positive impact on wildlife and visual allure, Clustered Bellflower remains a cherished choice for those seeking an enduring and visually striking addition to their outdoor spaces.

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Additional information

Weight 1 kg
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Soil moisture

Dry, Normal, Well draining

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500 in stock (can be backordered)

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