Campanula 'Pink Octopus'Campanula 'Pink Octopus'

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
US Patent # PP18885
EU Grant # EU25441
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Dormancy Winter
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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.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Deciduous
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 10" / 18" / 15"
Soil (Garden) Average, well drained Soil (Garden).
Water (Garden) Average
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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.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 0.5 – 0.7
pH 5.5 – 6.8
Fertility Needs 50 ppm
Notes
Finish Time to 4″ 6 – 8 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 8 – 10 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Long Day
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