Blue Eyed Blonde Peachleaf Bellflower
Campanula persicifolia 'Blue Eyed Blonde'
Blue Eyed Blonde Peachleaf Bellflower flowers
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Height: 15 inches
Spread: 15 inches
Hardiness Zone: 4
Dainty spikes of large purple-blue bells rising above attractive gold, narrow, strappy leaves; a great accent for the garden and breathtaking in masses
Blue Eyed Blonde Peachleaf Bellflower features showy spikes of blue bell-shaped flowers rising above the foliage from early to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its attractive narrow leaves remain gold in colour throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Blue Eyed Blonde Peachleaf Bellflower is an herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.
This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;
Blue Eyed Blonde Peachleaf Bellflower is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- Rock/Alpine Gardens
- Border Edging
- General Garden Use
- Container Planting
Planting & Growing
Blue Eyed Blonde Peachleaf Bellflower will grow to be about 15 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 inches. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years.
This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.
Blue Eyed Blonde Peachleaf Bellflower is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. It is often used as a 'filler' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination, providing a mass of flowers and foliage against which the thriller plants stand out. Note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden. Be aware that in our climate, most plants cannot be expected to survive the winter if left in containers outdoors, and this plant is no exception. Contact our store for more information on how to protect it over the winter months.