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
Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Do not cover
Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 10 inches
Care & Maintenance: Bellflower
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. Campanula 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 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. Plant them in a cluster of all blue or mix them in with other flowers for a show of color.
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. 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.