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Campanula latiloba 'Highcliffe Variety'


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Plant type

Hardy perennial

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photo by John Glover, copyright GAP Photos (62220)

Plant details

This is a clump-forming perennial which is covered in spikes loaded with violet blue flowers from mid- to late summer. Grow in fertile, neutral to alkaline soil in sun or partial shade, though the delicate flower colours are best preserved in shade. After flowering, cut back to prevent self-seeding and to encourage a second, less profuse flush. It has been given an Award of Garden Merit (AGM), which is for plants of outstanding excellence.

Family: Campanulaceae

Genus: Campanula

Species: latiloba

Cultivar: Highcliffe Variety

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Blue

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Dry, Sandy

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 90cm

Spread: 45cm

Time to divide plants: April to August

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Great looking flower.

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