Campanula persicifolia "Alba"

Latin Phrase

Campanula persicifolia "Alba"

Nation Phrase

peach leaved bellflower "Alba"

Campanula persicifolia "Alba" Description peach leaved bellflower "Alba" Description Medium-sized, upright deciduous perennial (H 70-90 cm, W 25-30 cm). Leaves in a dense, ground-level rosette, elongate lanceolate (7-15 cm), with a slightly serrate margin, smooth, light green. Flowers in a dense, upright spike, funnel-shaped (3-4 cm), white. Flowering period: June-July. It grows well in humus-rich, partly sandy, always moderately moist, well-drained soils, in sun.
  • These plants grow well in sun or in partial shade. Usually they tolerate more sun and heat if given enough moisture; in partial or light shade they need less moisture.

  • Herbaceous plants are not woody. Their stems are soft, usually remaining green. With some herabceous older stems may harden and look like woody stems (e. g. bamboo).

  • The plant develops new leaves or needles every spring, which dropp off in autumn. Herbaceous plants can die completely in above ground section and grow back in the spring.

  • Plant can in otherwise appropriate environment survive cold down to - 23 °C.

  • Moist soil usually contain morefine clay parts and less sand, more humus and organic materials, they are somewhat heavier, but not hard; water does not run away quickly but stays among soil particles and is long available to plants. There is no stagnant water, soil is airy enough. Drought occurs rarely on such positions. Plants are given more or less permanent, moderate moisture.

  • Herbaceous, not woody plant. Stems and leaves may be evergreen or deciduous - thus regrowing every spring. Perennials may blossom consecutively for several years. Some perennials develop special underground organs - bulbs, corms or rootstocks and these species are treated separetelly, not with geophyte and tuberous plants.

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