Campanula poscharskyana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Campanula poscharskyana is a flowering plant species belonging to the campanulaceae family. It originates from the Dinaric Alps in the former Yugoslavia.

Description

The leaves are 2.5-4 cm long. It reaches a size of about 20-25 cm long, which then turn upwards, placing the flowers about 10 cm off the ground. The flowers are lavender-blue and bloom from mid-spring to early autumn.

Cultivation and Uses

It develops outdoors during summers with shorter nights , with more light bring more flowers. Even during the winter it survives better with lots of sunlight. It feeds on fertilizer every two weeks during the summer.

Requires lots of water, but does not accept standing water as it suffocates the roots. Direct sunlight at noon can make you sweat too much and lead to extinction, because it gets too hot. As well as strong winds, it dries the plant.

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The plant is grown in northern Europe, either in flower beds in the gardens or in pots on windows, although it prefers gravel and sand , to aerate the roots. During the winter, it survives around 5 to 10 ° C, but can tolerate colder temperatures until both. Although considered winter-resistant, many producers put it indoors, and keep it on a slightly damp ground in a window or in the basement under a lamp.

It is common for the plant to be cut during autumn, so that energy is conserved during the winter, and then plant when spring arrives. During the winter, it does not need fertilizer, as the plant does not grow.

Plants can be grown from stem cuttings or from root division.

are edible throughout the year, and can be put into salads.

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