Campanula sibirica

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Campanula sibirica L.

Campanulaceae

Life form: annual or biennial

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Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: lanceolate

Division: simple

Shape: tubular
Fruit: poricidal capsule

85A / 815dae 

Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: not specified
Habit: nodding

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Asteridae
Superordo:
Campanulanae
Ordo:
Campanulales
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Campanula sibirica belongs to the group of annual and biennial plants.

Naming

Campanula sibirica was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Campanula sibirica is a species in the genus Campanula which contains approximately 503 to 622 species and belongs to the family of the Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family). The type species of the genus is Campanula latifolia.

Characteristics

Campanula sibirica - habitus
Campanula sibirica - flowers

Growth

The plants reach heights of 15 to 40 centimetres.

Leaves

Campanula sibirica has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are lanceolate, undulate and partly clasping.

Flowers and Fruits

Campanula sibirica produces panicles of nodding, bluish purple tubular flowers from June to July.

The plants produce poricidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Campanula sibirica is native to Italy, Central Europe, eastern Central Europe, the Balkan Peninsula, Eastern Europe, West-Siberia and East Siberia.

Cultivation

The plants tolerate temperatures down to -23°C (USDA zone 6).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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