Flowers: May-September. Plant in sun/light shade. HxS 1mx60cm
This is one of the largest bellflowers. It is semi-evergreen with spreading basal rosettes of leaves. The waxy dark purple buds are large, to 5cm/2in long, and 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 and excels in the mixed or cottage garden border, in a moist but well drained soil. Pot size 1.5litre. BUY NOW
As the country starts to get back to ‘normal’ and we have finally caught up with orders, deliveries may still take 48 hours in some areas instead of next day due to the sheer volume of parcels still being sent. Plants will be well watered so should be fine. You no longer need to sign for deliveries so when ordering if you can tell us of a safe place for them to be left we can forward this to the driver. Keep safe everyone!
Our plants have always been grown organically in peat-free compost, without the use of chemical pesticides or artificial fertilisers. We have been recognised as a top 100 company in the Green Guide to Wales, have had a Green Dragon Environmental Award since 2007 and received the 2014 Environmental Excellence Award from Horticulture Wales. We use recycled materials wherever possible. Our compost is Melcourt Sylvamix and we add Met52, an organic Vine Weevil deterrent to all our plants. This year we are changing our pots from black to taupe for recycling purposes.
Our ‘Overwintering Service’ operates between 1 November – 28 February each year. If you order during this period we will hold your plants for you and send them as soon as the weather is suitable for planting in early March. Of course, if you want them straight away we will still send them immediately. Some plants listed at this time of year may be newly potted for spring so would not be sent until then unless you have your own winter protection such as a polytunnel or greenhouse.
Excellent quality. I ordered 3 plants which have arrived quickly, well packed and are well furnished with growth. Would recommend anyone try Penlan FIRST!
JJ, Norfolk, June 2020
Geranium Cloud Nine
3 lovely strong healthy plants arrived the day after the order and within ten minutes of estimate.
Wrapped plants in damp paper in strong box with ‘keep upright’ arrows. Well designed package.
100%better than other mail order plant companies.
Look forward to buying more plants from this company.
JB, Aug 2019
Good sized plants very quickly dispatched.Well packaged and excellent guidance notes.Very happy with purchase.
Mrs H.P from Somerset, June 2019
I have just received my order from Penlan Perennials Nursery.
I live in Europe which makes delivery harder, however, the box of plants (24 plants in all) arrived within a few days in very good condition. Inside the box the plants were packed very well and had not suffered from the journey.
The plants themselves were all still nice and damp and as I unpacked them I found all were labelled individually. The plants are all very healthy and green and of good sized, well established plants.
I am very pleased with both the packing and plants and would certainly recommend them to anyone. This is infact the 2nd order I have had from Penlan and although the nursery has changed hands in between, this order was equally as good as the first. Both owners having gone the extra mile to please!
JH - March 2019, - a gardener from Portugal!
Wonderful speedy service from Penlan Perennials. Arrived the day after despatch. Plants large and in excellent condition. I am sure they will be as good as Cloud Nine which I bought last year. Cannot wait to see them in flower.
JB, Rickmansworth, July 2020
Just an email to say thank you, plants arrived this afternoon, lovely quality, thank you for providing such a fast and efficient service.
IR, Glos, 2019
Delighted with my four plants of Filipendula purpurea Elegans which arrived in perfect condition. Well wrapped and packaged, and very speedy delivery. Can’t wait to watch them grow! Would definitely recommend this seller.
KJW, from Cheshire
I ordered 2 of the Actaea simplex Black Negligee, both arrived earlier that expected which was great. They were packaged so well that when opened they were in perfect condition, no breakages, the compost was moist, the plants themselves were larger and stronger than I expected. In fact they were perfect really happy with them. I would certainly recommend these plants as an addition to your garden. I will also be purchasing more plants of different varieties with confidence in the future.
SE, Cheshire, June 2020
I bought 6 hardy geraniums in blue and white for colour and ground cover. Very healthy plants. some in flower though this one not yet.
Very pleased with my purchase and may well be buying again.
JR - May 2020, Bucks
Well established plants in excellent condition and well-packed. Arrived within 24 hours of being sent. Cannot ask for better.
DB, May 2020, Belfast
Plants arrived well packed and in extremely good condition,bearing in mind how hot it was, they weren’t even wilted. The plants are a good size and look pretty healthy, I shall wait for some cooler weather before planting, but they look very happy, as am I. Many thanks
SS, Kent, June 2020
Plants arrived this morning, look very healthy and bigger than I was expecting. Well packed and very fast delivery times. This is the first time I’ve bought from Penlan but won’t be the last.
JR, July 2020, Greater Manchester
How wonderful to receive my plant order the day after ordering them. They are just shaking themselves out and acclimatising to my garden near Wimbledon, a good way from their birth place! They are fab, and I am so impressed by your service that I’ve just ordered a few more. Thank you for my prompt and good condition geraniums.
AH, Wimbledon, July 2020
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