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Old 20-02-2016, 12:43 PM   #1
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lots of campanula already flowering in B&Q I noticed. 6 for a largish sized pot. best to keep it and give it a good start by planting it out in better weather, I have a lot in the garden now which just came from a pot just like that but much smaller
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alan are there different types of campanula as in some pots seem to last one season but I have a big pot that comes year after year or is that just 'pot' (I like it!) luck. CB
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My campanula has leaves year round and flowers through spring-autumn. It's easy to take cuttings from and I've poked it into gaps in a wall in the garden and it's taken well and is spreading, which makes it a bit prettier plus more food for the torts.
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Must get some more of this. Jerry loves it and absolutely demolished the ones I bought and planted last year.
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Old 20-02-2016, 02:47 PM   #5
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alan are there different types of campanula as in some pots seem to last one season but I have a big pot that comes year after year or is that just 'pot' (I like it!) luck. CB
There are loads of different types clair.
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Old 20-02-2016, 04:42 PM   #6
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alan are there different types of campanula as in some pots seem to last one season but I have a big pot that comes year after year or is that just 'pot' (I like it!) luck. CB
It's the alpine variety that's has leaves all the year round .
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oh ok that all sounds good. I will try cutting and planting in the garden under a cloche. I tis so pretty and the flowers seems to last ages. Visit to B& Q - Monty says you can never have enough plants but he probably has a mansion house someone to house them all. CB
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oh ok that all sounds good. I will try cutting and planting in the garden under a cloche. I tis so pretty and the flowers seems to last ages. Visit to B& Q - Monty says you can never have enough plants but he probably has a mansion house someone to house them all. CB
I know I have a lot of flowers in Spring, and every so often through out the year.
A very pretty plant. I get a lot of mine from the house plant section in Homebase when they are reduced. I have found its very hard to actually kill it off. It thrives in any conditions.
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I need to remember to keep some, in places my torts can't get at! I find they demolish the lot! Toying with the idea of fencing off certain sections this year and moving the fencing round to give areas chance to recover, sprout again!
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I actually popped down to my local B&Q to get some today..Just a fiver down here, Alan
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