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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*
  • IL County Ecotypes we Grow**
    1. LaSalle County


Other scientific names used for this species:

  • Campanula americana


Other common names used for this species:

  • None


*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.

**We have listed the County ecotypes that we grow for this species, this ecotype may or may not be available at the time of your order. If you prefer one of the ecotypes over another please type it into the "Additional Info Section" and we'll provide that ecotype if it's available, if it is not available we will provide one of the other ecotypes listed.

Campanulastrum americanum - Per Ounce

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