Biennial. Blooms in spring. 2'-3' tall. Sun or light shade. Flower spikes with 1"-2" long bell-shaped flowers of purple, violet, blue, lavender, pink, and white. Perfect for creating a storybook English cottage garden or a fairy garden. Dramatic backdrop for other perennials or used as cut flowers. Canterbury Bells are biennials that produce foliage the first year, and flowers the second year.
When to plant outside: Sow in late spring or early summer for bloom the second year.
When to start inside: Sow 6-8 weeks before last frost. May bloom first year if started early enough indoors. Seed requires light to germinate - press lightly into soil surface and keep moist.