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Bellflower Bloom (Campanula portenschlagiana)

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This tiny flower, smaller than a dime, is the one to carry that huge, tongue twister of a name, 'Campanula portenschlagiana'. It couldn't be any prettier if it were called something simple, such as 'Bellflower', which it is. Ain't life sweet?

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August 25, 20160 found this helpful

Why not ""cute little purple flower with 5 points"?

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August 25, 20160 found this helpful

Thanks, Marty

But that's a description, not a name. Think I'll stay with Bellflower. You should get some of these.They are perennial and stay in constant bloom during warm weather.

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August 31, 20160 found this helpful

Thanks for all your information - and stories.
I live in central Florida (zone 9) and the information currently given on this flower states only through zone 8 but these are really neat and I may give them a try anyway.

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Very nice pictures.

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August 31, 20160 found this helpful

If you do get them, I wish you luck. I don't see why they wouldn't do well in central Florida. The only thing I can think of that might be a problem is if they could suffer from heat stress. They are to be grown in full sun or part shade. I am in central NC and I find they do better if grown in part shade.

Here is a picture of some I have growing in part shade.

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August 31, 20160 found this helpful

Thanks for the additional photo. I have a similar tree that might be

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the perfect spot as it does get very hot with all sun as it seems roses are the only plants that survive well in our full sun.

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