Canterbury bells plant is a popular biennial garden plant reaching about 60-100 cm Campanula Canterbury bells can be easily grown and cared for much like their bellflower counterparts. Growing Canterbury bells in your garden can add grace and elegance.
These should be started in late spring or early summer, thinning as needed once seedlings become large enough. You need only minimal covering with soil and if sowing directly in the garden it is s a good idea to mix the seeds with a handful of sand. Simply sprinkle seeds in the garden bed and allow nature to do the rest You will need to keep the area watered. Mature plants will self-seed readily.
Although biennials, they can be grown to bloom the first year by sowing seeds indoors early. Description of Canterbury bells: Plants grow 60-100 cm with roughly the top two-thirds covered with pink, rose, lavender, blue, or white flowers.
Canterbury Bells Cup and Saucer Mix make an excellent backdrop for shorter annuals and perennials in a cottage garden. Canterbury Bells are often planted in flower beds, borders, and cutting gardens. This bellflower can be treated as an annual if seeds started indoors in February. As a cut flower, Canterbury Bells have a very long vase life, and this bellflower can last for weeks if the water is changed daily.
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (6-8 weeks before the last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Summer/Fall
Seed Depth: Surface sowing – press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 14-21 Days