Any of the Campanulas good for shade?

denninmi(8a)June 18, 2009

Are any of the Campanula species good for shade. I'm looking for things to stick into a woodland border garden that is sort of in a tough situation, sandy loam which can become quite parched during droughts, and also a lot of deer and rabbit pressure.

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Campanula is a sun to part shade plant. If they get 6 hours of sun that is fine, but I don't think they are deer and rabbit resistant. I searched the web and came up with these sites. There should be something there you can use$file/trca_Deer-Rabbit_e.pdf

    Bookmark   June 18, 2009 at 5:18PM
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patlovesdirt(8 NC)

I've learned (through killing many with too much sun) that campanulas - at least in my area of the South - do best with just a bit of dappled MORNING sun and then full shade the rest of the day. The like it moist, too but not boggy. Unfortunately, rabbits seem to love them.

    Bookmark   June 25, 2009 at 5:22PM
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