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RE: anyone out there?


Oops..... looks like it is labeled wrong.... Will look inside tomorrow
for spots.

Thanks!

Donna

> 
> Donna,
> My bet is that you have: Campanula takesimana 'Elizabeth'
> See:
> http://www.mobot.org/gardeninghelp/plantfinder/codem/S560.shtml
> 
> It's not a Milky Bellflower, C.lactiflora; they have lance-shaped
leaves.
> I think it may be very much like the Spotted Bellflower, C. punctata
> because at one time it was named:
> "Campanula punctata var. takesimana, synonym of Campanula takesimana"
> (RHS)
> Look inside the bells to see if they have spots.  The leaves look the
> same.
> At any rate, as I'm sure this is the plant you have, do keep an eye on
> possible spreading.
> 
> Kitty
> 
> 
> >
> > Well Kitty,
> >
> > Not sure just what I have... basing it on a tag in the pot. Do you
think
> > the day will come that plants will be just one name! I can't wait...
:(
> >
> > I have pretty much given up on plant names recently.... since my
mothers
> > friends came by with there grandchildren, or great grandchildren...
> > anyways, they umm... darling little children decided to collect all
my
> > plant labels and make a fort or some darn thing with them.... Still
too
> > upset to discuss it currently..... I was not home at the time,
or.....
> >
> > Anyways, here is a picture of Elizabeth.... not sure which one it
really
> > is...
> > http://illianagardenpond.org/elizabeth.jpg
> >
> > Donna
> >
> > >
> > > As to your Campanula 'Elizabeth', there are at least 3 different
> > > Elizabeths. If yours came from the punctata line (but those are
> > usually
> > > referred to as Spotted Bellflower - spots inside the bell) you
should
> > > sort of watch out - they spread by runners and can be a little
> > invasive,
> > > though mine (Cherry Bells) died because I didn't water it enough.
Now
> > I
> > > have 'Bowl of Cherries'. As to the other Elizabeths, I couldn't
tell
> > > you. BTW, Milky Bellflower is C. lactiflora and I couldn't find
any
> > > Elizabeths in that species - though you did mention yours to be a
> > > hybrid.
> > >
> > >
> > > Kitty
> > > .......
> 
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