UTIA Family, please refer utk.edu/coronavirus for the latest updates and student information. For UTIA-specific resources, please visit utia.tennessee.edu/coronavirus .

Campanula americana

Share on

Common Name: Tall Bellflower

Part sun to light shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, tolerates wide range of soils but prefers rich soil, slightly acid to neutral pH.  2-6 ft. height, blooms in summer, violet blue flowers, reseeds slowly.

Germination Code:  C(30), D

Native Region: Statewide, lightly in West Tennessee

Biennial.  In first year of growth, leaves resemble a violet so be careful not to weed it.  Easy from seed.  Attracts hummingbirds and bees.