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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They grow in woods, mountains and dark vallies, and under hedges and bushes, especially about Coventry, where they grow very plentifully abroad in the fields, and they are called Coventry Bells, and of some about London Canterbury Bells.
Such flowers as digitalis, delphinium and Canterbury bells are in this group.
Biennials like wallflowers, Canterbury bells and Iceland poppies sown directly in the ground can either be thinned out leaving the number you want to develop, or pricked out when the seedlings are large enough to handle.
Popular biennials include Canterbury Bells, common foxglove, Sweet William and other beautiful blooms.
These summer-flowering favourites come in a range of sizes and colours but among the most popular are the Canterbury Bells and the milky bellflower, C.
BEST OF THE BUNCH Campanula (bellflower) These summer-flowering favourites come in a range of sizes and colours, but among the most popular are the Canterbury Bells (C.
No cottage garden would be complete without its Canterbury bells.
While all about us peal the loud, sweet 'Te Deums' of the Canterbury Bells.
Alison J Best's exhibition, called Blossoming Out: The Art of the Garden, is in her own words a celebration of the joy of flowers and plants with her depictions of snowdrops seen growing beside a road in Burnopfield, forsythia, iris, Canterbury bells, honeysuckle, daisy, colchicums, stitchwort, clover, toadflax, spring hellebore, foxglove, star of Bethlehem, wood anemone, rudbeckia, tulip, celandine, speedwell, daffodil and philadelphus.
EFFORT/SOW Canterbury bells (pictured), foxgloves and hollyhocks.
My favourite part of the whole garden however is the herbaceous borders which are full of flowers such as dahlias, day lilies, artichokes, iris, sea holly and Canterbury bells.
There are many other subjects, such as Canterbury Bells, that can be sown this way in seed trays and transplanted later.

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