Botanical Name: Campanula trachelium Alba
Common Name: White Bats in the Belfry Bellflower, Nettle Leaved Bellflower
Category: Hardy Perennial
Seed Count: 200
Campanula trachelium Alba – The pure white version of this ancient cottage garden perennial produces many strong, erect stems holding large flared ivory white bells during summer autumn. The leaves are thickly set and hairy and have a nettle like appearance and form a neat clump. This non running plant will only spread by seed. Enjoys full sun to light shade in well drained humus rich soil. Dry and frost hardy. 75cm x 50cm.
Sow campanula seeds in good quality compost or seed raising mix at any time . Lightly cover with fine river sand or compost to their own depth. Place in a propagator or cover with a plastic lid in a warm place. We recommend germinating at 15-20 degrees C keep moist at all times, but do not saturate. Germination should occur in 14-28 days. Seeds trays may be placed in a unheated greenhouse and wait for natural germination in Spring. Pot on seedlings to harden off and mature before finally planting out in the garden.