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Campanula glomerata - L.
                 
Common Name Clustered Bellflower, Dane's blood, Clustered Bellflower
Family Campanulaceae
USDA hardiness 4-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Grassy places on calcareous soils, particularly in chalk grassland, less commonly on sea-cliffs or in woods[17].
Range Most of Europe, including Britain, to temperate Asia.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary
Bloom Color: Purple, White. Main Bloom Time: Early summer, Late spring, Mid summer. Form: Upright or erect

Campanula glomerata Clustered Bellflower, Dane


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Campanula glomerata Clustered Bellflower, Dane
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Physical Characteristics
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Campanula glomerata is a PERENNIAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in) by 0.6 m (2ft) at a medium rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 2 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from Jun to July. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)The plant is self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline soils.
It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Cultivated Beds;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Flowers;  Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Leaves - raw or cooked. A mild flavour with a pleasant sweetness, it can be used as a major ingredient in salads[K]. Flowers - raw[K]. Beautiful to look at, they have a pleasant sweetness and make a very attractive decoration to a salad[K].
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
Landscape Uses:Border, Container, Foundation, Massing, Rock garden, Specimen. Prefers a moist but well-drained rich sandy loam and a neutral or alkaline soil in sun or partial shade[1, 200]. Succeeds in any well-drained soil in sun or partial shade[233]. A very ornamental plant, there are several named forms[200]. This is a very vigorous species and can be invasive, spreading by means of its creeping rootstock, when well suited to its site[200]. Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer[233]. The species in this genus do not often hybridize and so seed can generally be relied upon to come true[221]. The plants are self-fertile[221]. Special Features:Not North American native, Invasive, Attracts butterflies, Suitable for cut flowers.
Propagation
Seed - surface sow spring in a cold frame. The seed usually germinates in 2 - 4 weeks at 18°c. Very easy[221]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in a cold frame for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. Basal cuttings in spring. Very easy[221]. Harvest the shoots when they are about 10 - 15cm long with plenty of underground stem. Pot them up into individual pots and keep them in light shade in a cold frame or greenhouse until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the summer. Division in spring or autumn. Very easy[221], larger clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions, though it is best to pot up smaller clumps and grow them on in a cold frame until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the summer or following spring.

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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