American Bellflower (Campanulastrum americanum)
Tall spikes of bright blue flowers brighten the shady areas of our natural communities. A tough native plant of mesic Illinois woodland edges, savanas, and wooded floodplains. This plant is a biennial, so it will need to reproduce in order to be present long-term.
- Acronym: CAMAME
- Life-Cycle: Biennial
- Bloom Color: Blue
- Bloom Time: July - September
- Typical Height: 60"
- Light Preference: Part Shade
- Soil Preference: Mesic
- Root Structure: Taproot
- Stratification: Cold & Moist for 30 Days
- Seeds per Ounce: 170,000*
- Seeds per Packet: 1,000*
Other scientific names used for this species:
- Campanula americana
Other common names used for this species:
*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.