Canterbury bells


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Canterbury bells:

see bellflowerbellflower
or bluebell,
name commonly used as a comprehensive term for members of the Campanulaceae, a family of chiefly herbaceous annuals or perennials of wide distribution, characteristically found on dry slopes in temperate and subtropical areas.
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Canterbury bells

fairies’ church bells; relied on for vigilance. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 167]
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I've introduced plants with either a musical or religious theme; the rose, Symphony, Jacob's Ladder, the Bishop of Llandaff dahlia and Canterbury Bells for example.
TRANSPLANT wallflowers, Sweet William and Canterbury Bells into a nursery bed so that they can increase in size ready for planting out into their permanent positions in autumn.
Wallflowers, Canterbury bells, forget-me-not and Sweet Williams must be sown without delay.
SOW hardy biennials such as delphiniums, Canterbury bells and lupins in a spare bit of ground and transplant them into the garden in the autumn and they should flower next spring and summer.
Other seeds that you can try sowing outdoors now include pansies, double daisies, forget-me-nots, foxgloves, Canterbury bells, verbascums and Iceland poppies.
Plant biennials such as foxgloves, Canterbury bells and honesty, where you want them to flower next year.
IF YOU'RE a fan of Canterbury bells, you'll surely be tempted by the new double form from Thompson and Morgan.
SOW spring-flowering plants such as Sweet William, Wallflowers and Canterbury Bells.
SOW summer-flowering biennials such as foxgloves, verbascums and Canterbury bells in a spare piece of ground.
Canterbury bells have recently been improved as top-quality cut flowers with strong stems and long vase life.
Foxgloves, like Canterbury bells, are biennials, which means they flower the year after they have been sown.

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