Easily grown in average, medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers part shade in hot summer climates. Performs best with regular moisture. Benefits from a summer mulch which helps keep root zone cool. Deadheading spent blooms, though tedious, may extend bloom period. Cut plants back to basal growth if foliage depreciates in summer.
Bellflower is a tufted perennial which typically forms low-growing clumps that slowly spread to form an attractive ground cover. 'Pearl mix' is a compact cultivar which grows to only 6-8" tall. Foliage is semi-evergreen to evergreen in warm winter climates. Species is native to the Carpathian Mountains in Europe.
No serious insect or disease problems. Snails and slugs are occasional visitors.
Rock gardens. Edging for paths or border fronts.