Peach-leaved bellflower Campanulaceae:
Plants grow 3 to 4 feet tall and have stems with many china blue colored, bell shaped flowers. The flowers are a good size and have a nodding habit on upright stems. The many sky-blue flowers are borne on slender, almost leafless spikes that make nice cut flower material. Basal rosette of glossy green leaves when not in bloom. Plants do best in moisture retentive soils in full sun to part shade. They have a some-what spreading habit but not overly aggressive, give each clump 2 or 3 feet of area, which they will fill out in a few years. Mid to late spring blooming.
Surface sow on moist seed medium and cover tray with glass or plastic. Germination in 1-4 weeks at F65. It is helpful to use lighted days (but keep out of very bright sunlight that can over-heat the container) and dark nights.