Campanula bononiensis grow and care – herbaceous subshrub of the genus Campanula also known as Bellflower, Campanula bononiensis perennial evergreen or annual plant, used as ornamental ground cover plant and cut flower plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-9 as perennial and hardiness zone 10a with the right care also as perennial hardiness zone 10b as annual.
Leaves color green the leaf heart shape with serrated edge.
How to grow Campanula bononiensis growing and care:
Cool weather, moist soil, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing? Plant – better young plant before bloom (establish better / Seedling – sensitive to transplant check that the root system well developed / Seed – keep the seeds in cool place, chilling hours is important but each species sowing season in hardiness zone 3-10 in spring, and in hardiness zone 10b-11 need to sow in the mid-winter, seeds to germinate better in full sun, soil need to be moist and don’t let it dry, consider also that each species require different condition
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No
Difficulties or problems when growing: ?
Recommended planting season? Possible from spring to summer and rarely in autumn, optimal planting season for annual plant hardiness zone 3-10a in spring, hardiness zone 10b in the end of the winter to early spring, optimal for perennial – hardiness zone 3-8 in spring, hardiness zone 6-10 summer, hardiness zone 10 autumn.
How to plant campanula: Planting in well-drained soil, dig an hole bigger than the root ball through dead leaves and organic matter mix it with the soil, plant and cover lightly don’t over push, also water twice a day in the first days and after this until the plant establish water regularly.
Pests and diseases: Spider mites, aphids, slugs
Pruning season: All the season
How to prune: Dead leaves and flower stem, usually the plants don’t require a lot of pruning, moistly for design in perennial growing
Size of the plant? 10-40 cm, 4-16 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing, for perennial takes more time to establish after establish grow faster.
Water requirement: Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? No
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes
Bloom season: Spring / Summer (in hot climate can be until the winter)
General information about the flower Bell shape flower and color can be: purple, pink or white, the flower grow in the end of the stems