Height: 2-3' (60-90cm) Flowering Time: Summer Flower Colour: White ____________________________________
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons) Superorder: Asteridae (Daisy Superorder) Order: Campanulales (Bellflower Order) Family: Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family) Genus: Campanula (Bellflower) Species: alliarifolia (with leaves like Alliaria) ____________________________________
Campanula alliarifolia is unlike many other Bellflowers. It is a coarse, leafy, almost bushy, plant with rough stems and crinkled heart-shaped leaves on strong arching stems. Throughout the summer and into autumn, it bears clusters of elegant white tubular flowers about 3" long at every leaf-joint, the buds opening throughout the season rather than from bottom to top.
Harvesting and Growing from Seed:
Seed Pod The seed pod is like a little lantern, opening with three holes at the top.
Seed The seeds are yellowish fattish oval discs. There are several seeds in each seed pod.
Seedling The seedling has coarse, heart-shaped leaves.
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