Canterbury Bells

Campanula medium

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Jefferson planted "Bellflower" on both sides of the roundabout flower border in 1812. The biennial Canterbury bell, like the Hollyhock and the Sweet William, is typically associated with early American flower gardens.

Growth Type: Biennial Color(s): Purple, Blue, White Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8 Location at Monticello: West Lawn Planting Conditions: Full Sun Map it: 38.009881,-78.452812

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Blooming Dates 2001: May 18 – Jun 202002: May 20 – Jun 282003: Jun 9 – Jul 102004: May 25 – Jul 192005: Jun 3 – Aug 162006: May 24 – Aug 72007: May 29 – Aug 162008: Jun 6 – Aug 82009: May 29 – Jul 102010: May 10 – Aug 312011: Jul 7 – Aug 82012: May 24 – Aug 72013: May 31 – Aug 212014: May 23 – Jul 17