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Directory of Wildflowers

Tall Bellflower
Campanula americana (Campanulastrum americanum)

Flowers of Tall Bellflower
Flowers of Tall Bellflower

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
1 - 2 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Blue
 
Bloom Season
June - September
 

Features

Flat, blue flowers in a tall spike-like cluster.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil.

Notes

Found in prairies and open woodlands. This plant is considered an annual (but it self sows easily giving a perennial appearance).