Bellflower is a small flower that is ideal for edging and ground cover.
L’maintenance, planting to flowering, easy and’decorative effect is guaranteed.
This is a must for your garden!
In short, that’you should know:
Name : Campanula
Family : Campanula
Type : Vivace
Height : 20 to 100 cm depending on species
Exposure : Sunny and part shade
Ground : Ordinary
Flowering : May to September
Prefer planting bluebells in your l’autumn, but you can also plant them spring in light soil, well drained.
Best place to plant Campanula:
Bellflower likes around the garden, including bin, pot or planter on the patio or balcony.
She particularly appreciates the borders, rock gardens and flower beds.
Avoid overly calcareous soils because bellflower the dread’excess limestone. This often leads to yellowing of leaves.
- Enrich the soil by mixing with loam and you'll improve flowering.
- Maintain a distance of 20-25 cm between each foot to allow the plant room to grow.
- Water regularly at first and then if the weather is dry.
- Multiply your plants by division of the clump to’autumn, c’is simple to perform and allows the plant to find a new youth every 3 to 5 years.
Maintenance of bluebells:
There are a large number of bluebells, more than 300 species. Most bellflowers are easily’maintenance and requires very little care, especially when’they are installed.
- Cut off the faded flowers as it allows to stimulate’emergence of new flowers.
- Bluebells tolerates sun, limited watering and relatively dry soil.
- But in case of prolonged drought, n’Please water the evening.
Bellflower and fertilizers:
Like most flowering plants, bluebells need to tap into the soil the nutrients they need to flourish.
After 1 to 2 years, especially for bluebells in a pot or planter, it is better to make a brings fertilizer for flowering plants in spring.
L’contribution of’Fertilizer helps restore tone and improve bone bluebells flowering over the years.
Bluebell, diseases and pests:
Although’rather rustic, bellflower is more susceptible to pests such as spider mites, caterpillars and slugs.
The threat is often very limited and rarely puts at risk the culture of Bellflower.
Namely the bellflower:
This perennial, that’are also cultivated as annual or biennial depending on the species, has great power lining.
There are over 300 species so do not be surprised if your bluebells do not grow to’year to year’other, he s’is certainly of’an annual species or bisanuelle.
It forms leaves tufts adorned with beautiful flowers, lavender, violet blue, red or white depending on the variety.
Very resistant, it is particularly well suited to the foot of massive perennial, on the edge, rock garden and ground cover for campanula muralis.
Malignant Council about Bellflower:
You can sow annual and biennial species.
- Proceed as a seedlings up early spring.