Spreading bellflower

Campanula patula

Find this plant in Hortus Dijkspark.


Spreading Bellflower - Campanula patula (latin name of the plant) is comprised of 300–400 species, the vast majority of which grow in the mountains of central and southern Europe and in the Mediterranean countries. The species are usually perennial herbs. Flowering time: June–September.


The flower is native to temperate parts of Europe and widely naturalised elsewhere. It easily grows in meadows, banks, open woodland, clearings, roadside verges and fallow fields. It's a very delicate, but at the same time, rough wild flower.