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Scientific Name: Campanula punctata (incl. hybrids)
Pronunciation: kam-PAN-you-luh punk-TAY-tuh
Common Name: spotted bellflower, Korean bellflower
Family Name: Campanulaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves basal, heart-shaped, margins toothed, to 10 cm long; florets on long peduncles, drooping, to 5 cm long (more tubular than other bell flowers), June to August.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Upright
Form: Mounded, Pyramidal - narrowly
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: Garden origin, S.E. Asia / Japan / China (C. punctata x C. trachelium)
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Alkaline, Humus rich, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Cut flower or foliage, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Rock garden
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars shown include C. 'Sarastro'.
spotted bellflower, Korean bellflower
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate, Basal, Sessile
Texture/ Venation: Pinnate venation
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Fall: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Lanceolate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Attenuate
Margins: Serrate
Additional Info: basal leaves with petioles for first and then upright stems with alternate sessile leaves

Inflorescence Type: Raceme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Ovary Position:Inferior
Colour (petals): Showy, Pink, Blue, White, Violet, Purple
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Additional Info: flowers 2.5 - 4 cm long

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Aug, Sep
Additional Info: Not showy
Bark or Stem Colour: Green
Organ Modifications: Rhizomes

Propagation: Division - below ground parts, Seed
Plant Care:
Maintenance:Low maintenance plant
Pest Susceptibility: Slugs or snails, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant )
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