Champion Pink Canterbury Bells

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Characteristics

Other Species Names: Bellflower

Plant Height: 18 in.

Spread: 12 in.

Evergreen: No

Plant Form: over mound

Summer Foliage Color: forest green

Minimum Sunlight: partial shade

Maximum Sunlight: full sun

Ornamental Features

Champion Pink Canterbury Bells features airy spikes of hot pink bell-shaped flowers at the ends of the stems from early summer to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its small oval leaves remain forest green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Champion Pink Canterbury Bells is an herbaceous biennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition. This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It has no significant negative characteristics. Champion Pink Canterbury Bells is recommended for the following landscape applications; Mass Planting Border Edging General Garden Use Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Champion Pink Canterbury Bells will grow to be about 18 inches tall at maturity extending to 32 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 12 inches. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. The flower stalks can be weak and so it may require staking in exposed sites or excessively rich soils. It grows at a fast rate, and tends to be biennial, meaning that it puts on vegetative growth the first year, flowers the second, and then dies.