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Campanula 'Sarastro'
4.50
Common Name: Bellflower
Flowering Period: May-Sept
UK Native? No - garden origin
Pot Size: 1.5 litre

Flowers: May-September. Plant in sun/light shade. HxS 1mx60cm

One of the largest bellflowers. Semi-evergreen with spreading basal rosettes of leaves. The waxy dark purple buds are large to 5cm/2in longand open to huge purple blue flowers. A recent cultivar and probably a cross between native Campanula latifolia and one of the long-belled Asiatic bellflowers such as C. takesimana or C. punctata. A sterile hybrid, it flowers all summer long. Excels in the mixed or cottage garden border in a moist but well drained soil.

Care and maintenance:
Cut the flowering stems to ground level when they are finished and more will be provided within weeks. Tidy old foliage in spring.

Campanula 'Sarastro'
This plant was added to our catalogue on Thursday 25 August, 2011.
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The site you have is easy to navigate. From browsing your catalogue, with descriptions and pictures, to the order process, acknowledgement of orders and timing of despatch and ultimately the delivery; its a seamless service. The best bit though is the unpacking and here again, the plants are always healthy and in good condition, expertly packaged and come with planting instructions. The hard bit is the planting! DR, Glossop, January 2008