A medium size plant with blue flowers. Very adaptable to growing conditions. Similar in appearance to Campanula.
full to part sun
average, well drained
Soil & Site
nodding 3/4" bell-shaped deep blue flower borne on a raceme
2-3 feet tall
Will spread by roots and reseeding. "The excess can be spaded up in spring". (White Flower Farmes)
very fine seeds, stem cuttings late spring
Physically this plant resembles a Campanula. Botanically the difference is Adenophora has a tubular gland disc at the base of the style.
Aden a greek prefix meaning the presence of glands. (Syn A. farreri)
Notes & Reference
#4-Herbaceous Perennial Plants (Allan Armitage),
#79-Perennials For Every Purpose (Larry Hodgson),
#40-Herbaceous Ornamental Plants (Steven Stills),