Mr Fothergill’s – Canterbury Bells Cup Saucer Mixed


Canterbury Bells
“Campanula medium var calycanthema”

Cottage garden favourite

Flowers the year after sowing. Cup and saucer shaped blooms for borders and cutting. Cottage garden favourite for early colour.

Height: 75cm/30in
Plant Class: Hardy Biennial (HB).
Habit: Tall, Upright.
Packet Contents: 650 Seeds

Sow Grow

Sow outdoors, April-July, in a seed bed, 0.5cm (0.25″) deep, directly into finely-prepared, well-drained soil, which has already been watered. Seedlings appear in 14-28 days. Thin seedlings to 5cm (2″) apart, when large enough to handle. Plant out to flowering position in autumn, allowing 30cm (1′) between plants. Or sow indoors in April, 0.5cm (0.25″) deep, in a tray of compost. Water well and place in a cold frame or unheated greenhouse. Keep moist. Transplant individually, when large enough to handle, to 7.5cm (3″) pots. Always hold seedlings by a leaf and never by the stem. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions, before planting out, September-October, 30cm (1′) apart. Flowers: May-July, the following year.


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