Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Bloom Color: Lavender to blue
Bloom Season: June – September
Suggested Uses: Harebell is an upland plant that grows particularly well on rocky slopes and well-drained sandy soils! Harebells are an excellent plant for most gardens. They are good to use in the front border and a nice addition to a rock garden. The delicate lavender-blue bell-shaped flowers can re-bloom and often bloom again in late fall as well as spring! Can also grow well in container gardens.
Native Range: Native to the Upper Midwest, New England, the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Northwest. Native throughout Minnesota except for the southwest corner.
Pollinators: Bees and moths!
Flowers: The 3/4″ flowers droop from a tiny stem. The 5 petals are fused into a tiny bell.
Leaves: These plants have two kinds of foliage. The basal leaves are round and the alternate upper leaves are up to 3″ long, and grass-like.
Name: “Rotundifolia” describes its round basal leaves.
More information: USDA PLANT profile