Large bells of pristine white clusters along a very upright stem. At present our information about this plant is … The foliage stays low and neat. Again, most prefer well-drained soil, but do benefit from an autumn or spring mulch of homemade compost or well-rotted manure. One of the taller types of Bellflower, this forms a bushy upright clump of deep green leaves. alba, the purple eye and faintest flush of that colour in the white, elevates this into a classy looking perennial.Although upright in growth, I have never needed to stake this plant, and because the clump occupies very little ground space, it can provide very useful vertical accent points among lower-growing perennials. The white form blooms a week or so later than the Purple Macrantha and just after C. calycanthema. Campanula latifolia 'Amethyst' blooms in June with large, violet-blue bells on tall stems. This classic bellflower is a reliable and enduring perennial, at home in cottage gardens and in front of shrubs and old roses. alba white giant bellflower Join the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9. Why are there no more details? Noteworthy Characteristics. They are a carefree plant in my garden. Large dangling bell-shaped blooms appear along the stems and … Deer avoid it! Blooms in June and July. Campanula latifolia, sometimes commonly called great bellflower, is a tall, coarse, upright bellflower that is native from Europe to Kashmir.It is a clump-forming perennial that typically grows 3-4’ (less frequently to 5’) tall. Sun. It's a long-lived, shade-tolerant perennial. A seedling from the pure-white Campanula latifolia var. The leaves are narrower at the top of the plant than those at the base. Billowing masses of lavender blue starry flowers are a sublime expression of early summer’s lush beauty. The perennial Bellflower gets its name from the flared bottoms of the flower blooms that give them the appearance of colorful bells. A “show-stopper” in the white garden. Scientific Name (Genus/Species): Campanula latifolia 'Alba' Family: (Campanulaceae) (P) to 5′. 4 & T2 Great White Bellflower. I have one clump of this, and four of C. latifolia var Macrantha. Listed in the RHS Plant Finder. Stunning. This bellflower is easy to grow, and it blooms the first year from seed. The stem is unbranched, and the flowers are in … This plant is listed in the RHS Plant Finder book. The leaves are nettle-shaped, but not hairy, larger at the bottom of the stem and becoming smaller towards the top. With varying plant heights that reach anywhere from 1- 6 feet (depending on the variety planted), these hardy plants make great additions to rock gardens and cottage gardens. Campanula latifolia is a large, leafy perennial with tubular bell-shaped flowers in shades of blue, lilac or white in summer. Campanula trachelium: stems sharply angled, lower leaf blades evidently cordate at the base, and inflorescence a loose raceme of 1-4 flowers from the apex of stems and branches (vs. C. latifolia, with stems bluntly angled, lower leaf blades rounded to cuneate at the base, and inflorescence a collection of solitary flowers in the axils of leaves). About Campanula Persicifolia White. The C. latifolia alba is 3 ft tall in my border while the Macrantha is close to 5 ft. in 4 locations. Campanula latifolia var. One or two bellflowers work well in shade, such as Campanula latifolia (similar habit to a foxglove), particularly the white form, and Campanula rapunculoides 'Alba'. The contrast brings out all the other colors in your garden. Join now. A traditional old cottage garden flower with stems covered in radiant white cup flowers. A traditional old cottage garden flower with stems covered in radiant white cup.... 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