ⓘ Adriatic Bellflower. Campanula garganica, the Adriatic bellflower, syn. C. elatines var. garganica, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Campanula of th ..

                                     

ⓘ Adriatic bellflower

Campanula garganica, the Adriatic bellflower, syn. C. elatines var. garganica, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Campanula of the family Campanulaceae, native to Southern Europe. It is a small, spreading herbaceous perennial growing to 5 cm. Basal rosettes of leaves bear a profusion of star-shaped blue flowers in summer.

Cultivars include Dicksons Gold, with gold-coloured foliage, and W.H. Paine, with white-centred, lilac coloured flowers. The latter has gained the Royal Horticultural Societys Award of Garden Merit, along with the species.

                                     
  • Campanula gansuensis Campanula garganica Adriatic bellflower Campanula gelida Campanula glomerata clustered bellflower Campanula griffinii Campanula hakkiarica
  • Campanula divaricata Appalachian bellflower Campanula exigua chaparral bellflower Campanula garganica Adriatic bellflower Campanula gelida Campanula glomerata
  • including several endemic Illyrian - Adriatic species. Standing out are the stone bellflower the chimney bellflower the mullein inula, Dalmatian pellitory
  • some kinds of saxifrage, the Lombard garlic, groundsels bellflowers and the cottony bellflowers The highlands are characterised by the typical vegetation