Friday, May 21, 2010

Campanula persicifolia

Campanula persicifolia or Kurjenkello (in Finnish), sent by Tuula from Helsinki.

This is from Wikipedia : Campanula persicifolia or Peach-leaved Bellflower is a plant species of the genus Campanula.

Its flowers are cup-shaped and can be either lilac-blue or white.

Its foliage is narrow and glossy with a bright green appearance.

It is common in the Alps and other mountains in Europe. It grows at lower altitudes in the north, and higher up further south, passing 1,500 m in Provence.

It flowers normally in June; a dry summer may reduce or inhibit its flowering.

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