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Campanula ‘Pink Octopus’

Japanese lantern buds open to striking pink, octopus-like flowers. Over 50 blooms flutter down from the nicely upright flowering branches above strong, deeply cut foliage. Unique and interesting! Long bloom time and easy to grow. This spreader does very well in the South. Tolerant of most soils. Jimmy Turner, while at the Dallas Arboretum recommended this plant for green roofs. Vigorous!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 18″ / 15″
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Sun
Bloom Time(s): June, July

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Common Name Bellflower
Family Campanulaceae
Genus
species hybrid
Plant Type
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP18885
EU Grant # EU25441
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 10" / 18" / 15"
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Soil Average, well drained soil.
pH 5.6 - 6.8
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Nutritional Needs 50 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? It is the only pink with octopus-like flowers. It has a better habit and is less invasive than 'Beautiful Trust'.
Landscape Value A fun and easy perennial. Use as a groundcover, as a border, or in a container.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments An oddly exotic, interesting plant in the border or a container. Grows well in the south. Jimmy Turner from the Dallas Arboretum recommended this for green roofs. Did well at the Dallas Arboretum in their Perennials for Purgatory trials.
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