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#94394 Jul 21st, 2007 at 08:22 AM
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I just call these 'tall purples'. They're common everywhere, here in Ontario, at any rate - I don't know about the southern part of the continent:

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Anybody know the real name of this wild one?


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I've seent hem around too, they're so beautiful! I believe it may be a bell flower (campanula?)


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It's either a Campanula or an Adenophora...it can difficult to tell the difference for most people beacause they look so similar.


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Bell flower or capanula or adenophora.

OK - I'm going with that - bell flower, I think I've been told that before, so that's most likely what it is.

I'd love to get a whole bunch of them together in one place. They're just lovely when they bloom.

Thanks, Kenny & Alan.

(Kenny, do you have a lot of them up in Don Mills?)

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I can't say a whole lot, but there are some which are growing along a wooded area. My neighbour has some which have sprawled into our yard, I'm not complaining! If you want, I can collect seeds, and maybe send you the roots (or tubers or whatever you call them) once the green dies off


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BTW, bellfolwer is just the common name for campanulas and adenophoras.


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