Campanula scheuchzeri

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Campanula scheuchzeri Vill.

Campanulaceae

Life form: perennial

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Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: semi-evergreen

Shape: lanceolate

Division: simple

Shape: campanulate
Fruit: poricidal capsule

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Inflorescence: solitary

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Asteridae
Superordo:
Campanulanae
Ordo:
Campanulales
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Campanula scheuchzeri is a perennial.

Contents

Naming

Campanula scheuchzeri was described by Domínique Villars in 1779. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Campanula scheuchzeri 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

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 10 to 30 centimetres.

Leaves

Campanula scheuchzeri is semi-deciduous. The simple leaves are alternate. They are lanceolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Campanula scheuchzeri produces solitary purple campanulate flowers from July to August.

The perennials produce poricidal capsules.

Root System

Distribution

Campanula scheuchzeri is native to to the mountain regions of the Iberian Peninsula, France, the Apennine and the Balkan Peninsula, Central Europe, eastern Central Europe and Romania.

Cultivation

The perennials tolerate temperatures down to -29°C (USDA zone 5).

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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