Campanula carpatica 'Rapido Blue'

Bellflower-Carpathian

Campanula carpatica ÔRapido BlueÕ

Photo Credit: Walters Gardens

Campanula carpatica ÔRapido BlueÕ

Photo Credit: Walters Gardens


Campanula carpatica 'Rapido Blue'

Bellflower-Carpathian

Preferred by growers and retailers for their earlier bloom timeÑup to 4 weeks earlier than mostÑand excellent vigor, this compact Campanula is a must-have item for spring sales. Periwinkle blue, bell-shaped, upward-facing, 1.5-2" flowers attract pollinators for months. Easy to grow; benefits from deadheading. Breeder: Kieft Seed

Plant Details

  • Zone: 3 - 9
  • Height: 5-7"
  • Spread: 6-8"
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Soil Moisture: Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: No
  • Bloom time: Early Summer, Late Spring, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Blue Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: No
  • Native: Not native to North America
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: Yes
  • Bee-friendly: Yes
  • Attracts butterflies: No
  • Attracts hummingbirds: Yes
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Plant Details

  • Zone: 3 - 9
  • Height: 5-7"
  • Spread: 6-8"
  • Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
  • Soil Moisture: Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: No
  • Bloom time: Early Summer, Late Spring, Midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Blue Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: No
  • Native: Not native to North America
  • Bee-friendly: Yes
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: Yes
  • Attracts butterflies: No
  • Attracts hummingbirds: Yes
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Grower Information

  • PowerPlug Size(s): 32s
  • Optimal Planting Time: Spring
  • Retail Sales Window: Spring, Summer
  • Moisture in Production: Average
  • Requires Shade in Production: Yes
  • Vernalization Required for Bloom: No
  • Vernalization Beneficial: Yes