Campanula persicifolia


Peach-leaved bellflower

Herbaceous perennial to 1m high by .3m wide, spreading from a basal rosette. Leaves are bright green and narrowly lanceolate. The large, bowl-shaped, purple flowers occur in panicles on slender stems in summer. White and blue flowered varieties are also available.


Flowering perennial suitable for cottage gardens and garden beds.

Attracts hummingbirds


Suitable for full sun or part shade in temperate climates, but flowers best in full sun. Prefers moist, fertile and well-drained soil. Protect from winds and stake flowers if necessary. Frost tolerant. Prune after flowering. Propagate by seed, division or cuttings. Protect from snails and slugs.


Sow seed in spring to germinate under glass.

Basal cuttings in spring.

Divide clumps in autumn or spring.


Many different named cultivars.

Plant Health

Deer resistant

More info

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