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Campanula carpatica turbinata - (Schott.Nyman.&Kotschy.)Nichols.

Common Name
Family Campanulaceae
USDA hardiness 3-7
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known
Range S. E. Europe - Carpathian Mountains.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Full sun
Campanula carpatica turbinata


Campanula carpatica turbinata

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Campanula carpatica turbinata is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.3 m (1ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 3 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from Jul to August. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees, flies, beetles, lepidoptera, self.The plant is self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils, prefers well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats

Woodland Garden Dappled Shade; Ground Cover; East Wall. In. South Wall. In. West Wall. In.

Edible Uses

Edible Parts: Flowers;  Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Leaves - raw or cooked. A pleasant sweet flavour, but the leaves are a bit hairy[K]. Flowers - raw or cooked. Slightly sweet, they make a very pleasant and decorative addition to the salad bowl[K].

Medicinal Uses

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None known

Other Uses

Plants make a good ground cover when planted about 30cm apart each way, forming a spreading clump[208].

Cultivation details

Prefers a moist but well-drained rich sandy loam and a neutral or alkaline soil in sun or partial shade[1, 200]. A very easy species to grow, it will tolerate almost any soil or situation though it prefers the fullest amount of sun[221]. Plants are hardy to at least -15°c[200]. This is a smaller growing geographic form of the species[208]. A very free-flowering plant, indeed it has one of the longest flowering periods of any species in this genus[271]. If the plant is cut back as the flowers fade, it will usually produce a second flush of flowers later in the season[271]. The species in this genus do not often hybridize and so seed can generally be relied upon to come true[221]. This species, however, especially under garden conditions, is more likely to produce hybrids than most other members of the genus[271]. The plants are self-fertile[221]. There are several named varieties selected for their ornamental value[200]. 'Wheatley Violet' has somewhat hairy leaves with a pleasant sweetness[K]. Members of this genus are rarely if ever troubled by browsing deer[233].

Propagation

Seed - surface sow spring in a cold frame. Seed usually germinates in 2 - 4 weeks at 18°c. Very easy from seed[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. 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.

Other Names

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Found In

Countries where the plant has been found are listed here if the information is available

Weed Potential

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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