Harebell | Campanula rotundifolia

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1x plug plant (approx. 2-5cm above ground, 15cm of root structure below ground)

Introducing the delicate allure of Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia) to your garden! These graceful wildflowers boast slender stems crowned with enchanting bell-shaped blooms. Perfect for adding a touch of elegance to any landscape, Harebells thrive in sunny to partially shaded areas. Easy to grow and a magnet for pollinators, these charming bells dance with the wind, bringing natural beauty to your outdoor haven. Elevate your garden with Harebell’s timeless charm.


Botanical Information: Harebell

Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia) is a charming wildflower known for its delicate, bell-shaped blooms. Standing on slender stems, these flowers bring a touch of magic to gardens and meadows. Harebells are small, reaching heights of 20 to 60 centimeters (8 to 24 inches), with rounded leaves at the base.


Harebells love the sun, thriving in sunny to partially shaded spots. You’ll find them gracing meadows, rocky slopes, and open woodlands. These resilient wildflowers prefer well-drained soil, making them adaptable to various environments. Their ability to grow in different conditions makes them a common sight in diverse landscapes.

In the wild, Harebells sway gently in the breeze, creating a dance of elegance among grasses and rocks.

Benefits to Wildlife

Harebells play a crucial role in supporting wildlife. The bell-shaped flowers attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, providing them with nectar. As these pollinators visit the blooms, they assist in the essential process of pollination, aiding the reproduction of nearby plants. The tiny seeds produced by Harebells also contribute to the diversity of plant life in their habitat.

These wildflowers offer a haven for small insects, creating a microhabitat that adds to overall biodiversity. Birds may find the insects around Harebells a tasty treat, contributing to the ecological balance.

Conservation Status in the UK

Harebells, fortunately, are not considered a species of immediate concern in the United Kingdom. However, recognizing their importance in maintaining biodiversity is crucial. Conservation efforts often focus on preserving natural habitats where Harebells thrive, understanding their role in the delicate tapestry of meadows and woodlands.

By appreciating and safeguarding these environments, we contribute to the well-being of not only Harebells but also the countless other species that call these habitats home.

Ease of Growing

For those eager to bring the beauty of Harebells to their gardens, the good news is that they are easy to grow. These wildflowers are hardy and can be cultivated from seeds in well-drained soil. They appreciate sunlight but can tolerate partial shade. Regular watering during dry spells helps them establish and thrive.

Harebells are a great choice for gardeners of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned enthusiast or just starting, the simplicity of growing Harebells makes them an excellent addition to any garden.

In conclusion, Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia) is a small but enchanting wildflower that graces our landscapes with its delicate beauty. With its bell-shaped blooms, adaptability, and wildlife-friendly attributes, Harebells capture the hearts of nature lovers. Whether dancing in the wild or cultivated in a garden, these resilient wildflowers remind us of the intricate connections that make our natural world so extraordinary. Embrace the charm of Harebells, and let your garden come alive with the grace of these elegant bell-shaped blooms.

More Information

The Wildlife Trusts

Wild Food UK

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Additional information

Weight 1 kg


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