American Bellflower

Common Name: American Bellflower

Scientific Name: Campanula americana

Family: Campanulaceae

Habitat: Woodlands, Meadows, Along Streams

Native: Yes

Life Cycle: Annual, Biennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Height: Up to 6 feet

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Soil: Moist, Well drained

Pollinators: Bees, Butterflies, Birds

Description: American Bellflower is a native wildflower that blooms between June and August in woodlands, meadows, and in moist soil along streams. American Bellflower, which is also known as Tall Bellflower, is named after its bell-shaped flowers and can grow up to 6 feet tall! American Bellflower is loved by many pollinators including bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds for its rich source of pollen and nectar. This photo of an American Bellflower was taken in the Woodland Garden at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve.