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Campanula
Family Campanulaceae
Name Campanula Spp.
Etymology
Campanula From Latin campana meaning bell.

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Canterbury Bells
Campanula poscharskyana
  See also:  Ornamentals

Campanula is a varied genus of annual, biennial and perennial plants. Most have bell or turbular flowers with 5 petals.

 Canterbury Bells


Lavender
Name Campanula medium
Common Name Canterbury Bells
Etymology
medium From Latin medium meaning middle or medium.

Canterbury Bells is a biennial campanula that grows a low rosette of leaves in the first year, and then produces tall spikes of large bell shapped flowers in late spring / early summer of the following year. The flowers are usually purple, lavender, pink or white and very rarely, double.



Lavender & Purple

Purple

Purple

Purple

White

Pink

 Campanula poscharskyana


Flower
Name Campanula poscharskyana
Etymology
poscharskyana Named after Gustav Poscharsky, 19th century German gardener.

Campanula poscharskyana is a perennial ground cover that produces masses of purple flowers in the Spring. The leaves grow from a creeping rhizome and only to around 10 cm tall. The flowers are produced on short terminal spikes, borned above the leaves.



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