Belongs to: flowers

Nettle-leaved bellflower Campanula trachelium

Also known as: Bats-in-the-belfry


Best time to see: mid Jul to end Sep

Key facts

A tall bell-flower of shady places, its leafy spike of purplish-blue flowers appearing in late summer

Its pointed, toothed leaves resemble those of nettles; perennial

A good nectar plant for bees

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Photo © Tony Gunton