Adenophora pereskiifolia

Adenophora pereskiifolia

Ladybells

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Adenophora pereskiifolia
  • Common name: Ladybells
  • Family: Campanulaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Blue

Foliage colour:

Green

A member of the campanula family, ladybells, Adenophora pereskiifolia, bears tall spires of bell-shaped blue flowers throughout summer and into autumn. It’s easy to grow and flowers over a long season, perfect for a cottage garden scheme or a mixed herbaceous border. Its blooms are popular with bees and other pollinators, and it makes a lovely cut flower.

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Grow Adenophora pereskiifolia in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade, ideally towards the middle of the border. It works well with a number of other flower types and colours, including lupins, lavender and alliums. Divide congested clumps every three years.

How to grow Adenophora pereskiifolia

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Adenophora pereskiifolia and wildlife

Adenophora pereskiifolia is known for attracting bees and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Adenophora pereskiifolia poisonous?

Adenophora pereskiifolia has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People