Growing Information. Garden height is 75 cm (30″). A soaker hose is a great investment for keeping plants healthy and reducing water lost through evaporation. Canterbury Bells is a fine choice for the garden, but it is also a good selection for planting in outdoor pots and containers. Get Started. Should I be transplanting these outdoors at this point or should I leave them in the pot? Canterbury Bells look like little tea cups to me. With its upright habit of growth, it is best suited for use as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden. wide (5 cm). CareMay need support. However, they all have their signature bell-shape blossoms in common. A Biennial that grows up to 32†, this mix is a delight in the garden as well as containers.Direct sow in Spring, Summer or Fall. Family: Campanulaceae. Description: Dainty spikes of large bells that emerge in tones of blue purple ahd pink, rising above attractive bright green, narrow, strappy leaves; a great accent for the garden and breathtaking in masses . Noteworthy CharacteristicsBiennial, flowers in second year. 100 seeds PLANTING Campanula medium Biennial, zone 4-9 Germination: 7-21 days Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate. Uses. You will get a mix of soft pink, soothing blue, snowy white or rich purple. Plant them about 6 inches apart for best results. Ornamental Features. * Campanula Champion Blue: There's nothin' blue about 'em. Or, start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost in your area. Canterbury bells, also known as bell flowers, are biennial flowering plants that are grown in most temperate regions around the world. Flowers appear all summer long and are from 60-90cm high (2-3ft). The only problem with floral arrangements featuring Canterbury Bells is that the flowering sprigs tend to be so large the dominate the setting, if not the entire room. Sow direct in Autumn. The seeds successfully have come up and look like mini parsley right now in a long row. Canterbury Bells produce bell-shaped flower blooms up to 2 inches across in the summer of the second year after planting. Blooms are 2" double bells that look like cups and saucers and come in shades of white, pink, blue, and lavender. Very floriferous, Campanula medium 'Champion Pink' (Canterbury Bells) is an upright biennial with a profusion of large, broadly bell-shaped, pink flowers, 2 in. One of the prettiest blues for cut flowers, Cantebury Bells is an old- fashioned favorite of experienced gardeners because they flower through mid-summer and are spectacular in a mixed border. Canterbury bells bloom in late spring and summer, and require little effort to maintain. Sow seeds early in the season. The young buds are deep purple and open to pale lavender. Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F) Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a: Plant Height: 8-36 inches (20-90 cm) Plant Spread: 4-16 inches (10-40 cm) Flowers: Showy: Flower Color: Blue Lavender Pink Purple White: Flower Time: Spring Late spring or early summer Summer: … Cup and Saucer Mixed provides colourful plants for rockeries or perennial borders in full sun or light shade. They are the truest purple flower I've ever grown. In the following summer, upright stems will bear loads of large dangling bells. Colors include pink, white, purple, lavender, blue, and violet. Previous Next. Description: Dainty spikes of large bells that emerge in tones of blue purple ahd pink, rising above attractive bright green, narrow, strappy leaves; a great accent for the garden and breathtaking in masses . Life Cycle: Hardy perennial. 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