The Italian Bellflower

Get ready to fall in love with a plant that's as charming as it is unique. Say 'ciao' to the Italian Bellflower, also known as Falling-stars or Star-of-Bethlehem. This plant is a showstopper, known for its extended flowering period and eye-catching blooms.

Campanula isophylla

Partial To Full Sun

Can handle a mix of direct and bright light throughout the day.

Moderate Water Needs

This plant has moderate water needs.

Prefers Loamy or Sandy Soils

Best in loamy or sandy soils. Rocky soil may pose moderate challenges.

Moderately Adaptable Soil pH

Can thrive in acidic to neutral pH ranges.

Safe For Humans

No known toxic effects.

Safe for Pets

No known safety risks to pets and livestock.


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About Campanula isophylla

The Italian Bellflower is a non-woody perennial that stands about 0.5-1 foot tall and spreads 1-2 feet wide. It's a carpeting plant, perfect for adding a touch of jade green to your landscape. But the real star of the show are its flowers. Blooming in the warm season and into autumn, you'll be treated to a cascade of sapphire, mauve, and ivory flowers that are sure to turn heads.

This plant is a favorite among lepidopterans, nectar-feeding birds, and other pollinating species. So not only is it beautiful, but it's also a great way to attract some wildlife to your garden!

Also known as

Italian bellflower

Our design recommendations

The Italian Bellflower's fringe design makes it a perfect addition to any pot or overhead planter. Its extended flowering period and eye-catching blooms also make it a great choice for adding a pop of color to your interior spaces. This plant is versatile and can thrive in a variety of locations. It's perfect for pots, overhead planters, as a room plant, or even on your veranda. Wherever you place it, it's sure to shine.