Botanical Name: Campanula rotundifolia
En Français: Campanule à feuilles rondes
Delicate and graceful, the purple bell-shaped flowers of this perennial are attractive, but have no noticeable scent. Each plant produces an abundance of flowers. They are pollinated by hummingbirds and bees.
Place in moist shaded areas of rock gardens. It is also effective in lightly shaded woodland areas where plants can be left alone to naturalize. Best to mass them in large groups.
They are also ideal for rock gardens, naturalized areas and containers.
Planting and Care Considerations
Harebells prefer cool summer climates, and typically need regular and even moisture. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage additional bloom. They will spread in the garden by creeping roots. They may be propagated by cuttings, but division of mature plants can be difficult.
Water: Dry to moderate
Best Soil: Sandy