If you only grow the cute little alpine varieties or a few Canterbury bells
, take a tip .
The plant with the most imposing bellflowers is known as Canterbury bells
Wallflowers, Canterbury bells
, forget-me-not and Sweet Williams must be sown without delay.
I've introduced plants with either a musical or religious theme; the rose, Symphony, Jacob's Ladder, the Bishop of Llandaff dahlia and Canterbury Bells
Plant biennials such as foxgloves, Canterbury bells
and honesty, where you want them to flower next year.
TRANSPLANT wallflowers, Sweet William and Canterbury Bells
into a nursery bed so that they can increase in size ready for planting out into their permanent positions in autumn.
SOW spring-flowering plants such as Sweet William, Wallflowers and Canterbury Bells
SOW hardy biennials such as delphiniums, Canterbury bells
and lupins in a spare bit of ground and transplant them into the garden in the autumn and they should flower next spring and summer.
Other seeds that you can try sowing outdoors now include pansies, double daisies, forget-me-nots, foxgloves, Canterbury bells
, verbascums and Iceland poppies.
Biennials include wallflowers, foxgloves, Canterbury bells
IF YOU'RE a fan of Canterbury bells
, you'll surely be tempted by the new double form from Thompson and Morgan.
Foxgloves, like Canterbury bells
, are biennials, which means they flower the year after they have been sown.
SOW summer-flowering biennials such as foxgloves, verbascums and Canterbury bells
in a spare piece of ground.
have recently been improved as top-quality cut flowers with strong stems and long vase life.
Although only grown as an annual, Canterbury Bells
Champion Pink and Champion Blue also produce plenty of flowers if sown in February and are well suited to a cottage garden.