Adenophora Gaudi Violet, Ladybells

Adenophora Gaudi Violet, Ladybells

An absolute delight, Gaudi Violet Ladybells, Adenophora confusa, entertains us with elegant tall racemes with soft, violet dropping bell-shaped flowers. Their enchanting show begins in early summer and continues into fall, long after many other perennials have finished. Its tall stems make them ideal for cut flowers. Deliciously fragrant. Easy to grow, it tolerates a wide variety of soils and light exposures, even blooming well in shadier spots. For best results amend your soil with compost or other organic matter. To encourage continuous bloom deadhead spent flowers.

Additional Information

Botanical Name

Adenphora confusa Gaudi Violet

Common Name

Ladybells

Bloom Color

Blue

Bloom Time

Early Summer

Height

18″

Width

18″

Uses

Butterflies, Cut Flower, Fragrant, Hummingbirds, Woodland Gardens

Resistance

Deer

Soil

Average, Dry, Moist, Rich

Water Needs

Average, Low

Foliage Color

Green

Light Requirements

Shade, Sun

Zone

3-10

Plant Type

Perennial