Bellflowers Fast Facts
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Bellflowers are perennial, sun-loving flowers that are native to the Northern Hemisphere. These multi-shaped flowers are often referred to as bluebells for their bluish color variations. Still, these flowers range in colors from bluish-lavender to white.
There are more than 300 species of bellflowers. Unlike most bellflowers, the lactiflora, latifolia and takesimana bellflowers grow well in partial shade and moist soils.
Bellflowers grow in a wide array of shapes that include the common upright, bell-shaped flower, the cup flower, bowl flower, tubular flower and the star-shaped flower.
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