Familiar cottage garden perennials suitable for a variety of sites. Mostly in blues and purples there are also some whites and pinks.
Campanula 'Kent Belle'£3.50
Spires of large violet-blue bells all summer to 1m or more. Glossy green leaves make a good clump in sun. Excellent perennial hybrid from Elizabeth Strangman.
Large hairy leaves and large hanging violet-blue bells. Like Campanula 'Kent Belle' but more compact to 60cm. An excellent, long-flowering, hybrid from Sarastro Nursery in Austria.
Campanula garganica 'Dickson's Gold'£3.00
Neat clumps of acid yellow foliage and contrasting blue flowers in spring/early summer. Ideal for rockery or container. Best in part shade to protect the leaves from the sun. 10cm.
Campanula glomerata 'Caroline'£3.50
Lovely lilac-pink flowers in clusters on stocky stems to 45cm. This form is clump forming. Average soil in sun.
Campanula odontosepala from Iran£3.00
Low growing, suckering plant producing short arching stems with largish mid blue bells in late summer-autumn. Suitable for sun in drained soil. 25cm.
Campanula poscharskyana 'E H Frost'£3.00
Brilliant edging plant with icy blue flowers to 35cm. Low growing, carpeting habit. Full sun or part shade, drained soil.
Campanula poscharskyana 'Lilacina'£3.00
Very similar to 'Lisduggan Variety' this has slightly pinker flowers. Low growing carpets for drained soil in sun. 25cm.
Campanula poscharskyana 'Lisduggan Variety'£3.00
Lavender pink flowers to 25cm.
Campanula poscharskyana 'Nana Alba'£3.00
New to us, icy, not quite white flowers on low growing plants. Drained soil in sun.
Campanula poscharskyana 'Senior'£3.00
Low growing groundcover with masses of rich blue flowers with white centres in summer. Drained soil in sun or part shade. 15cm.
Campanula poscharskyana 'Trollkind'£3.00
New to us, this is a dwarfer blue flowered form. Drained soil in sun.
Campanula takesimana 'Elizabeth II'£4.00
A splendid hose-in-hose form of 'Elizabeth' with pink spotted bells from early summer. Upright arching stems to 45cm. Average soil in sun or light shade.
Campanula takesimana 'Elizabeth'£5.00
Masses of strongly pink flushed, white bells in summer on this wonderful selection from Washfield. Makes loose clumps of wiry stems to 50cm. Average to good soil in sun.
Campanula trachelium 'Bernice'£3.50
Rarely seen double form of this British native bellflower with spikes of purplish blue flowers in summer to 60cm. Tolerant of a wide range of soil including dryish in sun or part shade.