- Canterbury Bells
Canterbury Bells Info
Canterbury bells ( campanula medium) are an annual or biennial flowering plant of the genus Campanula, belonging to the family Campanulaceae. Campanula medium reaches approximately 60–80 centimetres (24–31 in) in height. The stem is erect, robust, reddish-brown and bristly hairy. The basal leaves are stalked and lanceolate to elliptical and 12–15 centimetres (4.7–5.9 in) long with serrated leaf edge.
The flowers are arranged in a racemose inflorescence of extremely long lasting blooms. These attractive bell-shaped flowers are short-stalked, large and hermaphroditic, with different shades of violet-blue or rarely white. The corolla has five fused petals with lightly bent lobes. The flowering period extends from May to July.
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