Campanula 'Dickson's Gold'
Common Name: Bellflower, Harebell.
Zones 3 to 8.
Full Sun to Part Shade.
Plants reach 4 to 6 inches tall and 8 to 10 inches wide;
Low-growing clumps of basal foliage spread to form an attractive ground cover.
Growth rate: moderate, herbaceous perennial spreads by self-seeding and offsets.
Striking bright gold, toothed leaves form a compact clump; color is lime green if grown in part shade. Lavender blue, star-shaped, upward-facing flowers smother the foliage from late spring to midsummer, often repeating sporadically into fall.
This group of Campanula is easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil; but grows best in fertile soil with a neutral to alkaline pH. Keep the soil moist but make sure it is well-drained. Members of this group will grow in either full sun or partial shade, though some shade is recommended in areas with very hot summers, as it is generally intolerant of the extreme heat. The delicate flower colors are best preserved with some shade. Summer mulch is beneficial and shear plants back to basal growth if foliage is significantly affected by summer heat.
Cut plants back after flowering to keep them more compact and help prevent self-seeding. Propagate by seed or division.
Attributes: Border plants, Container, Rock Gardens, mass planting in lightly shaded woodland areas can be left alone to naturalize. Attracts hummingbirds. Deer resistant.
Thirty (30) plants per flat (or tray). Approximate Plug Measurements: 3 inches deep x 2 inches wide.