Canterbury bell

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  • noun

Synonyms for Canterbury bell

herb of Colombia to Peru having pale purple flowers

European biennial widely cultivated for its blue or violet or white flowers

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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 (Campanula Medium).
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 for example.
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.
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.
Canterbury bells 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.
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