Canterbury Bells Seeds - Blue
USDA Zones: 3 - 9
Height: 32 inches
Bloom Season: Spring and summer
Bloom Color: Blue
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.6 - 7.8
Latin Name: Campanula Medium
Canterbury Bells (Campanula Medium Blue) - Start these old-fashioned favorites from Canterbury Bells seed and enjoy the familiar bell-shaped flowers, held upright in long, loose clusters. Canterbury Bells establish easily from flower seed and are best for the sunny areas of your garden. The Canterbury Bells are some of the most striking plants around and can add rich color and beauty to any garden.
Great cut flower
Canterbury Bells are wonderful for garden color in late spring and early summer. They also make great cut flowers, so bring the beauty of your garden inside!
Canterbury bells seed | blue
How to grow
How To Grow Canterbury Bells From Seed: Sow Canterbury Bells flower seeds indoors 6 - 10 weeks before your region's last frost date. Press the Campanula seeds into the soil, but do not cover them. The flower seed germinates in 14 - 21 days.
Transplant the seedlings outdoors in rich, well-drained soil that has plenty of compost or sphagnum peat moss worked in. Canterbury Bells need a site in full sun to light shade. Plant them in a cluster of all blue or mix them in with other flowers for a show of color.
- Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
- Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
- Keep moist until germination
- Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds
- Depth: Do not cover
Canterbury Bells care includes fertilizing every other month during the growing season for best height and heaviest bloom. These taller Campanula plants may need support to keep flowers upright. Cut Canterbury Bells back after flowering.
- Height: 32 inches
- USDA Zones: 3 - 9
- Season: Biennial
- Deer Resistant: Yes