One of the tallest bellflowers, this attractive herbaceous perennial is native from Turkey to the Caucasus Mountains.
In early summer it bears conical panicles of bell-shaped flowers atop tall upright stems lined with oval leaves. These blooms in white, pink, violet-blue, rose colors.
Regular deadheading will encourage continued bloom.
Milky bellflower grows best in full to partial sun and moist, rich, well drained soil. It often self sows and may require staking—particularly if planted in partial sun. This plant doesn't tolerate root disturbance during the active growing season. This old-fashioned perennial is at home in cottage gardens and mixed borders.
Information source: http://learn2grow.com/plants/campanula-lactiflora/
Genus - Campanula
Species - Lactiflora
Variety - mix
Common name - Milky Bellflower
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 5 - 7
Height - 0,30 - 1,50 m
Spread - 0,45 - 0,60 m
Plant type - Perennial Flower
Exposure - Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Neutral, alkaline
Soil type - Clay, loam, well drained
Water requirements - Average
Landscape uses - Cutflower, Mixed Border, Wildflower
Bloom season - June - August
Leaf / Flower color - -- / Rose, blue, white
Sow indoors from January to April inside in trays of seed compost or from May to June - directly into the prepared seed bed.
Sow thinly, cover lightly with compost. Firm gently and keep moist. Cover with glass, clear plastic or propagator lid.
Remove cover then seedlings appear.
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