Bellflower

Campanula 'Sarastro'

Bellflower - Campanula  'Sarastro'

Common Name: Bellflower
Genus: Campanula
Cultivar: 'Sarastro'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.45 m (45 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: Semi EvergreenFlower Colour: Purple
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Very dark purple pendant bells are borne in clumps from June to September above mid-green leaves. This new bellflower is a much improved version of Campanula 'Kent Belle' with better branching and a more upright and shorter habit. Great for a sunny or partially shady spot and is even resistant to both deer and rabbits.
  • Garden care: Protect the tender foliage from slugs and deadhead regularly. Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost around the base of the plant in spring

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