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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    Canterbury bells are a common sight in cottage gardens. Their bright purple flowers add a richness of color to the pastels of late spring and early summer. They are a short-lived perennial and often need to be replanted.

    Latin Name

    Campanula medium


    Family

    Campanulaceae


    Also Known As

    Bellflower Glass Flower


    Type of Plant

    Perennials

    Bloom Season

    May - July


    Seasons

    Spring
    Summer

    Specifications

    Max Height: 3'
    Max Spread: 1.5'

    Uses

  • Annual
  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Tollerances

  • Deer

  • Colors


    Native Range

    Southern Europe


    History

    George French of Fredericksburg, Virginia offered seeds of these for sale in January of 1799.


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