Height: 4-8" (10-20cm) Flowering Time: Summer Flower Colour: Blue, white ____________________________________
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons) Superorder: Asteridae (Daisy Superorder) Order: Campanulales (Bellflower Order) Family: Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family) Genus: Campanula (Bellflower) Species: barbata (bearded) ____________________________________
Campanula barbata is a delicate little plant forming a small basal rosette of narrow leaves, with a few arching spires of small blue bells which are hairy inside (the origin of the Latin name). As with most Bellflowers, there is also a white form.
Harvesting and Growing from Seed:
Seed Pod The seedpod is a little pixie hat, opening with three holes at the top.
Seed The seeds are tiny light brown flat ovals. There are many seeds in a seed pod.
Seedling The seedling has long narrow leaves.
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