Campanula carpatica 'Blue Clips'

Campanula carpatica ‘Blaue Clips’

Bellflower

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Flowers
Flowers

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Plant does flower in September

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Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Campanula carpatica 'Blaue Clips'
  • Common name: Bellflower
  • Family: Campanulaceae
  • Plant Type: Alpine, Perennial
Flower colour:

Blue

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

Campanula carpatica is one of the most popular and easily grown alpine campanula species, having very large wide open flowers. Most varieties have white or blue flowers, borne from early to late summer.

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Campanula carpatica ‘Blaue Clips’ is a pretty campanula with purple-blue flowers. It’s easy to grow, forming low-growing mounds of foliage with upward-facing bell-shaped flowers from midsummer and into September. It’s useful for growing in rockeries and alpine troughs and is robust enough to plant at the front of a border where it will bring pockets of colour to summer displays.

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For best results grow Campanula carpatica ‘Blaue Clips’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Deadhead spent blooms to prolong flowering.

How to grow Campanula 'Blaue Clips'

  • Plant size

    20cm height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

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

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Sow
Sow

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Do not Sow in December

Plant
Plant

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Do Plant in June

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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 not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not 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

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Do Divide in May

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Do not Divide in October

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Do not Divide in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

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Do Take cuttings in April

Do Take cuttings in May

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Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do not Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do Prune in August

Do not Prune in September

Do not Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Campanula 'Blaue Clips' and wildlife

Campanula 'Blaue Clips' 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 Campanula 'Blaue Clips' poisonous?

Campanula 'Blaue Clips' 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

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