Bells of Scotland, (Campanula rotundifolia) are old-fashioned blooming perennials with purple or blue blooms and delicate foliage that grows atop sturdy, straight stems reaching heights of 2 to 4 feet tall. Also known as harebells, bells of Scotland are deer-resistant, but will attract hummingbirds and butterflies to the landscape. Bells of Scotland are low-maintenance plants that grow wild on grassy prairies.
Plant bells of Scotland in full sunlight or partial shade. Although the plant doesn't require rich soil, it's important to plant in well-drained soil as bells of Scotland won't do well with wet roots. Keep the soil lightly moist, but don't over water.
Fertilize bells of Scotland monthly during spring and summer with a basic flowering plant fertilizer. Apply a balanced liquid fertilizer according to the label's directions.
Divide bells of Scotland every three to four years. Dig the clump with a spade or garden fork, then divide the clump into smaller sections. Plant the sections immediately.
Watch for signs of slug damage as the tender foliage is often attractive to slugs. If necessary, use beer traps or non-toxic slug pellets to keep slugs at bay.